Self-Guided Walking Tours

Plaza Midwood Historic District

VictoriaStroll the Plaza Midwood Historic District off Central Avenue on Charlotte’s east side. 

West End/JCSU

BIDDLE MEMORIAL HALL – JCSU campusTake a self-guided walk in the West Trade Street / Beatties Ford Road corridor, historic heart of African American Charlotte.

Elizabeth Neighborhood

J.B. ALEXANDER HOUSE -- 509 Clement AvExplore Elizabeth, one of Charlotte’s earliest “streetcar suburbs.

Plaza Midwood's "Downtown"

PenguinWander two square blocks of quirky small businesses in Plaza Midwood’s “downtown.”

Central Avenue

Thirsty BeaverHistory, art, food, fun! Take a self-guided stroll along the main shopping street of Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood and Elizabeth neighborhoods.


NEIGHBORHOOD THEATERSee how historic textile mill villages became NoDa — funky arts, shopping and entertainment district.