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First Ward Park, Charlotte

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Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
First Ward Park is a 4.6 acre urban park in the First Ward neighborhood of Uptown Charlotte. After a national competition to attract architects, the firm Shadley Associates was selected to build the park. The park incorporates the existing Dixie's Tavern and UNCC buildings, and new construction will include an office tower, hotel, and parking deck on adjacent land.
The park is located at the corner of 7th and Brevard St, adjacent to ImaginOn and the Lynx light rail tracks. Completion of the park occurred on December 8, 2015 with a dedication ceremony followed by tours of the park. This marked the completion of a major park in each of Uptown Charlotte's four wards.

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  • This is a great little park, everything was clean and well maintained, bathroom was clean, plenty of parking  more »
  • We were in Charlotte for a trainning I had to attend on Thursday and Friday, but decided to stay an extra day to do some sight-seeing. On Friday night we noticed that Brett Dennen was playing at...  more »
  • Enjoyed the summer concert with high caliber artists. Great relaxing atmosphere. Food trucks were available. Got to try local beer and wine. Kids enjoyed the splash fountains. Beautiful way to spend a summer evening.
  • It is a great place to spend the afternoon in hot summer day. Perfect for outdoor activities like biking, skating, running, walking or just sitting on bench or laying in the grass. A good place to take your kids out and play. There were some people doing yoga in under the sun.

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