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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.

Dilworth, Streetcar Suburb
STREETCAR RAIL SCULTUREWalk along Olmsted-planned avenues in Dilworth’s historic district.

South End/Dilworth
Southend Montage

Among new South End apartments, discover century-old homes & mills.

Heart of Myers ParkQueens Rd West sign

See homes of Charlotte’s early-20th-century elite along Myers Park’s tree-shaded, winding avenues.

Other community walking tours

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