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Streets North Carolina Charlotte

Tryon Street (North)

Looking north down Tryon Street, once can see the City Hall in the distance.

Physical Description: negatives only


Tryon Street (North)

View of North Tryon Street from Trade Street features cars from the 1950s and the shops that existed at that time.

Physical Description: 8 x 10 black and white


Independence Building Under Construction

Street scene in uptown Charlotte showing road repair, construction of the Independence Building, and two streetcars, the Fourth Ward and the Highland Park (North Charlotte). Physical Description: Negative only Publisher:

Tryon Street (South)

View of South Tryon Street looking North  from the 200 Block with the Piedmont Fire Insurance Building on the left. (Features three arches.)

Physical Description: 5 x 7


Tryon Street (North)

North Tryon Street as it appeard in 1905.

Physical Description: 6 x 3 3/4 original mounted print


South Tryon Street 200 Block

From left to right the buildings are The Piedmont Fire Insurance Building, the Trust Building, the Charlotte Consolidated Construction, the first Y.M.C.A. and the Carson Building. Physical Description: 3 x 5 postcard Publisher: Stone and Barringer

Confederate Naval Yard Historic Marker

A state historic marker stands amidst new development in the first block of West Trade St. It marks the location of the Mecklenburg Iron Works which was leased to the Confederate Navy during the Civil War by the owner, John Wilkes. After the war, Wilkes regained ownership and operated the factory there until he sold the building to the railroad and moved operations to West Trade Street.

300 N. College

Located in the 400 block of North College Street, this series of buildings was a former automobile service station and paint store. Since the mid 1990s, it has been a restaurant and bar. This shows the original bricks getting a coat of paint.
Physical Description: .jpg, 2592 X 1456

Publisher: Charlotte Mecklenburg Library