History, style, authentic Charlotte arts and culture, and more are found in three of Charlotte’s hippest districts: Plaza Midwood, NoDa, and Elizabeth.
East of Uptown Charlotte, the Plaza Midwood historic district is a haven for individuals who seek a taste of hip and history in one setting. Eclectic and host to a diverse population, Plaza Midwood is home to an array of antique shops, upscale clothing boutiques, tattoo parlors, and more. It’s easy to explore everything Plaza Midwood has to offer, as it’s one of the most walkable districts in Charlotte.
But if one aims to really get to know Charlotte’s artistic side, NoDa (short for North Davidson) is the place to be. Known as Charlotte’s historic art district, NoDa is a highly attractive community that draws plenty of crowds with its collection of art galleries and restaurants. Plaza Midwood and NoDa are estimated to have a total of 45,520 residents.
Elizabeth is one community not to be forgotten. Located just a few minutes from Uptown Charlotte, Elizabeth shares its neighbors taste for hip culture and history. Majority of the community is part of the National Register of Historic Places. The population according to 2015 estimates is at around 5,310, making Elizabeth a quiet and laidback neighborhood.
Plaza Midwood, NoDa and Elizabeth, Charlotte, NC Real Estate
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This neighborhood’s artistic flair is reflected on its real estate, where home buyers can find plenty of single-family homes, townhouses, apartments, and restored Bungalows standing beside Plaza Midwood’s eclectic collection of commercial establishments. Other housing options in Plaza Midwood include Craftsman-style homes and newer constructions that blend well with the overall atmosphere of the community.
The NoDa Art District real estate is mostly composed of older constructions, some dating back to the early 1900s. Craftsman-style Bungalows abound in the neighborhood, and are often the subject of conversation among contractors, residents, and investors. After all, who doesn’t love a good renovation project?
Real estate options in NoDa are available in different price points, making it a good neighborhood for first-time home buyers who are looking for easy access to Uptown Charlotte.
Named after a Lutheran women’s college called Elizabeth College, this neighborhood is home to a wide range of real estate options. Craftsman-style Bungalows are plenty, and home buyers will also find brick mansions in traditional styles like Georgian or Colonial. Like all neighborhoods in Charlotte, Elizabeth also has its own fair share of newer constructions such as condos and townhomes.
- Independence Park– Located in the Elizabeth district, the Independence Park is known to be the first public park in Charlotte. The park covers 19 acres, and features sports fields and courts, picnic facilities, and walking trails, among others. The Independence Park is also home to romantic wedding sites, such as the rose garden and the reflecting pond.
- The Van Landingham Estate–Found in Plaza Midwood, the estate features the stunning Hardwood Home, a California Bungalow-style mansion that now serves as a popular venue for parties and business meetings. The Van Landingham Estate is considered as one of the best hotels in Charlotte.
Plaza Midwood and NoDa Homes for Sale and Homes for Sale in Elizabeth, Charlotte, NC
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