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The Market 42 high-rise apartment project is ready to shape the north side of Uptown

The city of Charlotte has long been creating plans for how to develop the North Tryon Street corridor, but nothing much has happened so far. That’s about...

New York-based espresso and coffee shop now open in Uptown — and they’ve got a grab-and-go window

Parliament Espresso & Coffee is now open for business in the brand new 300 South Tryon building. Besides coffee, Parliament offers delicious pastries and...

2 new luxury hotels set to begin construction

Two new luxury Uptown hotels — the Grand Bohemian and Carolina Theater hotel — are set to begin construction by the end of the year. Both will have a major...

Second office tower in the works at former Observer site

Construction is well underway on the 33-story office tower known as Legacy Union being built on the former site of the Charlotte Observer building. Bank of...

Old building between Craft and Seoul Food sold for adaptive reuse project

The sliver of Church Street just south of Uptown has blown up in recent years. With businesses like Craft, Seoul Food, Magnolia Emporium and Unknown Brewing,...

Construction now underway on the RailYard. 100 micro-apartments, 4 restaurants and trendy offices expected to open January 2019 in South End

Construction has begun on the RailYard in South End. When it opens in January 2019, it will immediately leave its mark on the city. This project is a sight to...

First Citizens Bank Plaza is getting a facelift that includes 7,000 square feet of retail space

So many Uptown buildings are uninviting on the ground floor. Finally, though, we’re in the middle of a renaissance of correcting these mistakes of the...

A guide to all of Uptown’s parking lots and what will one day be built on them

Surface parking lots. We all hate them (unless you love cheap parking, then whatever). But as much as we dislike them, they do provide a blank canvas for...

A quick look at the 17 bars and restaurants opening by the end of the year, sorted by neighborhood

There are a lot of fun places opening between now and the end of the year. From rooftop bars to French coffee shops, we’ll see a little bit of everything...

Uptown will be getting a new bank tower — Ally Charlotte Center

Uptown Charlotte will soon have a new bank tower, at the corner of Stonewall and Tryon. Ally Financial announced Wednesday that it will become the anchor...

Tompkins Hall lands its first major tenant — Duke Energy

Renderings by Perkins+Will. Tompkins Hall, the incredible mixed-use project underway in Optimist Park, has signed on Duke Energy as its first anchor tenant....

A building by building look at how the ‘Design District’ will transform South End

The reports of South End’s death have been greatly exaggerated. Yes, the area is changing rapidly. Yes, Charlotte has said goodbye to favorites like the...