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Buildings North Carolina Charlotte

Carnegie Library of Charlotte

The Carnegie Library in Charlotte at 310 North Tryon Street opened in the summer of 1903. This building was demolished for a new library which was later remodeled and expanded in the late 1980s. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Unknown

Uptown Charlotte

Charlotte business district Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: CT American Art

South Tryon Street

Postcard captures a view of South Tryon Street. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: E. C. Kropp Company

Aerial view Tryon Street

View of Tryon Street from the dome of the courthouse looking along Charlotte's Business District. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: S H Kress

Charlotte skyline

A view of Charlotte's skyline with the twenty-story Liberty Life Building in the background. Foreground is Second Ward, which was renovated during an urban renewal project in the 1970s. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: B & H Photo Company

Uptown Charlotte

Eastward view from Realty Building, possibly looking down Trade Street. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Unknown

Carnegie Free Library

The Carnegie Free Library in Charlotte opened its doors in 1903. Located at 310 North Tryon Street. It was the city's first free public library. Although this building was demolished in the 1950s, a library is still located at this address. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: HC Leighton Manufacturers

Carnegie Free Library & First Baptist Church

The Carnegie Free Library was completed in 1903. It was located at 310 North Tryon Street. The First Baptist Church was next door. The congregation moved to another location. Today the former church is known as Spirit Square, that houses a theater and numerous educational arts program. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Unknown

Aerial view North Tryon Street

View of North Tryon Street with the City Hall on the southeast corner of Fifth Street (foreground) and the Second Presbyterian Church at 214 North Tryon. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Carolina Card Company