APARTMENT FINDER BY CHARLOTTE NEIGHBORHOOD

Explore what each neighborhood has to offer to find the best apartment for you in Charlotte, NC.

Uptown 

Rents Starting at $1,200

The vibrant city center of Charlotte is known as Uptown (though it would be called “downtown” in most other cities). This area, surrounded by the I-277 loop, is the city’s business center, its cultural center, and its entertainment center. Many of Charlotte’s top attractions are located in Uptown, and people come from all over to eat dinner, go shopping, watch a game, see a show, or tour a museum. With over 200 restaurants representing cuisines from all over the world, it’s easy to find a great meal. There are also numerous bars, clubs, concert venues and other places to enjoy a late night out on the town. Sports are also a major attraction in Uptown whether you prefer the NFL, the NBA, AHL hockey, minor league baseball or a visit to the NASCAR hall of fame. If you want that big city feel, Uptown is the place for you.

South End

Rents Starting at $1,200

Located just south of Uptown, the South End area is quickly becoming one of the most desirable areas to live and play in Charlotte. Once dominated by mills and factories, South End has been reborn as an arts and entertainment district. The industrial charm of the historic buildings combined with a vibrant art scene and flourishing retail have helped to form a social scene complete with restaurants, bars, and local breweries. One of the biggest benefits of living in South End is its convenience factor. Many areas of Uptown are in walking or biking distance while others are only a short Uber ride away. In addition, most apartments are located on or near the light rail which provides cheap and easy access to Uptown and other surrounding areas.

Plaza Midwood

Rents Starting at $1,000

The up and coming area just east of Uptown is known as Plaza Midwood. Known as one of Charlotte’s most diverse and eclectic neighborhoods, it is filled with art galleries, funky shops, tattoo studios, organic food stores, coffee shops, breweries, restaurants and bars. Plaza Midwood is still a little rough around the edges but the gritty nature of this neighborhood is also what makes it so unique and popular. It is quaint, artsy, laid-back, and casual and the smaller confines of this historic district allow residents to easily travel between their favorite spots. Apartments in this neighborhood cater to those searching for a unique and diverse neighborhood experience only 5 minutes from Uptown.

North Davidson (NoDa)

Rents Starting at $1,100

Located just 2 miles northeast of Uptown along North Davidson Street is a fun and artsy neighborhood simply called NoDa. Historically known as Charlotte’s arts district, this neighborhood is defined by its eclectic and unique nature – with independent restaurants, cool shops, art galleries, live music venues, and street vendors. NoDa offers a hip vibe and plenty of ways to spend your free time whether it’s strolling through the Saturday farmer’s market, going on a gallery crawl, or attending one of the many street festivals that happen throughout the year.  The light rail was recently extended through NoDa and now offers residents an easy way to commute south into Uptown or Southend or north to the University area.  

Dilworth / Elizabeth

Rents Starting at $1,000

The quaint neighborhood of Dilworth is located just south of Uptown while Elizabeth is located to the east. Here you will find wide, tree-lined streets with mature oak trees, sidewalks, and charming historic homes with front porches. While Dilworth and Elizabeth are more residential areas, there are still plenty of local restaurants, boutiques, coffee shops, and neighborhood pubs to serve the local residents. The new apartments being built in this area cater to those wanting a more neighborhood feel but also a close proximity to the more lively areas of Uptown, SouthEnd, and Plaza Midwood.

SouthPark

Rents Starting at $1,100

Six miles south of Uptown is the booming, popular community of SouthPark, named after the  prestigious SouthPark Mall, the largest shopping mall in the state. The mall includes luxury stores such as Neiman Marcus, Tiffany’s, Nordstrom, Coach, Burberry and Louis Vuitton as well as more traditional anchor stores including Belk, Dillard’s, Macy’s, Crate and Barrel and Dick’s Sporting Goods. In addition to the mall, SouthPark is also a valued residential area and has one of the largest business districts in all of Charlotte. You’ll also find incredible restaurants throughout the neighborhood including several high-end chains and some of the city’s best locally-owned spots. The upscale apartment options are all located within walking distance to some of the best shopping and dining Charlotte has to offer.

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