Welcome to Myers Park
Find grandeur among rows of staggering mansions and pristine, meandering paths
Old-world allure and sophistication radiate from the neighborhood of Myers Park, an affluent enclave comprising stunning architecture, immaculate bike trails, and a quaint commercial district. With century-old, towering willow oaks whose canopies shelter breathtaking mansions, many consider Myers Park to be representative of quintessential Charlotte.
This historic neighborhood was developed with the intention of establishing a garden suburb, in which verdant landscaping and masterful planning would establish an enviable, restful residential area. Famed designers and architects brought the vision of John Springs Myers’ coveted suburb, and since its inception, Myers Park has been lauded as perhaps the most beautiful neighborhood in Charlotte.
The homes in Myers Park are showstopping examples of 1920s architecture, including Georgian, Tudor Revival, and Colonial Revival. Their facades denote an enduring elegance, and it isn’t uncommon to find lush gardens and stately, winding driveways accompanying these multimillion-dollar homes. The area also includes a decent number of contemporary houses and condos, as well as townhomes.
What to Love
Within walking distance of Uptown Charlotte
Striking architecture and an unbeatable visual appeal
Scenic trails for walking, biking, and jogging
People & Lifestyle
Myers Park hums with quiet, low-key activity morning and night. A harmonious blend of families, students from the nearby Queens University, and professionals, the suburb’s commercial districts are often busy with those of all ages enjoying the gourmet grocers, curated boutiques, museums, and art galleries.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
Most of the action in Myers Park is found along Providence Road and Selwyn Avenue, the main commercial stretches loaded with the area’s best restaurants and independent shops. Here, you’ll encounter high-end apparel boutiques, such as Charlotte’s, next door to airy restaurants like Napa on Providence, whose vineyard aesthetic and NorCal-inspired fare are certain to impress.
The culinary scene at Myers Park includes a bevy of international flavors, such as the crave-worthy dishes at Deejai Thai. The tantalizing aroma of tacos with a twist wafts out from Ruru’s Tacos + Tequila, and here the exquisite Mexican fare is served with expertly crafted margaritas and top-shelf tequilas. Laurel Market is the go-to for the area’s best deli items, and their made-to-order sandwiches have earned the love and loyalty of residents.
For feel-good comfort food and traditional pub fare, locals know to hit up Fenwicks or Selwyn Avenue Pub, the latter of which features multiple screens for catching the latest in sports and has been a frequent haunt of celebrities like Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Michael Jordan. Nostalgic speakeasy vibes emanate out from the members-only lounge of Dot Dot Dot, complemented by enticing modern food and innovative cocktails.
When you’re in the mood to create your own culinary masterpiece from home, local purveyors such as Reid’s provide the finest ingredients for your meals. Petit Philippe is the area expert on all things wine and chocolate, and here you’ll find the best pairings for your at-home celebrations.
Things to Do
It’s easy to spend an entire day in Myers Park admiring the idyllic landscape, diving into cultural institutions, and experiencing the area’s unique history. The Booty Loop, for example, is a nearly 3-mile route often occupied by an assortment of cyclists and pedestrians out for a stroll. Each year, the 24 Foundation hosts the 24 Hours of Booty event, which includes cycling fundraisers for charity in addition to camping, food vendors, and music.
The Myers Park Country Club serves as another bucolic escape from city life and offers its members lovely, rolling fairways on the golf course, top-notch social events, and amenities including fitness facilities and a pool. Grown-ups and kids alike will delight at the starry exhibits of Discovery Place, whose planetarium and STEM-focused educational programs have been igniting imaginations for decades. History buffs and art enthusiasts will want to traverse the halls of The Mint Museum, which showcases international art and hosts remarkable live performing arts productions.
Myers Park is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
- Holy Trinity Catholic Middle School, 6-8, highly rated private Catholic school
- Myers Park High School, 9-12, highly rated public high school, one of the top 30 in the state