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Aerial View of Charlotte

This view of the uptown was taken in 1966. The point of view is from above First Ward, looking towards Third Ward. The intersection of Trade and Tryon Streets is at the center of the image.

Aerial View of Charlotte

Aerial view of uptown Charlotte.Caption reads, Charlotte, North Carolina rapidly changing skyline. Physical Description: 3x5 color Publisher: Unknown

Covenant Presbyterian Church

Covenant Presbyterian Church was formed in June 1947 with the merger of two churches, Second Presbyterian (organized 1873) and Westminster Presbyterian Church (organized 1897). Covenant is considered to be one of the finest examples of Gothic Revival architecture in the United States. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: S H Kress

Ovens Auditorium

Located on Independence Boulevard, Ovens Auditorium and the first Charlotte Coliseum were completed in 1955. The auditorium was named for David Ovens, a longtime supporter of cultural events. The Charlotte Merchandise Mart can also be seen in this postcard. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Aerial Photography Services, Inc.

Uptown Charlotte

Aerial view of uptown Charlotte Physical Description: 3x Publisher: Unknown

Aerial view of Charlotte Coliseum

Aerial view of Charlotte coliseum, Ovens Auditorium and the Charlotte Merchandise mart. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Unknown

Queens College

Queens College is located on Selwyn Avenue. Founded in 1912, it was traditionally as school for young women before becoming co-ed in the 1970s. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Unknown

Aerial view of Charlotte

Aerial view looking east from the Independence Building. A trolley is in the center of the street. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Unknown

Charlotte skyline

Charlotte skyline. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: S H Kress