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This little thread will be in 3 parts. Enjoy! :cheers:


Charlotte is the largest city in the Carolinas and the second most important banking center
in the USA (after New York City). Currently, there are more than 2,1 million people in the
metro area.


Charlotte City Hall.








Three Wachovia Center and 400 South Tryon.










400 South Tryon and St. Peter's Catholic Church.




United States Post Office and Court House.




One Wachovia Center.






Two Wachovia Center.




A great cluster.




A book sculpture.




Bank of America Stadium is home to the Carolina Panthers NFL football team.



Here, kitty kitty....






Avenue. Construction is expected to be finished in 2007.




201 North Tryon and Hearst Tower.




Hearst Tower is the second tallest in Charlotte. It is 659 ft. (201 m.) tall and was
completed in 2002.

 

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I went to Charlotte a few years back, and I found the city to be BEAUTIFUL. Very green and laid back. I also has the luxury of staying at Queen Rd. where my aunt lives. I must say that queen rd. is one of the most beautiful streets I have seen in the U.S. However, I found the city tooooo laid back. The downtown was ridiculously dead esp. in downtown. Nonetheless a city with great potential.
 

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Excellent pictures! Thanks for posting them.
Thanks! You're welcome.

I went to Charlotte a few years back, and I found the city to be BEAUTIFUL. Very green and laid back. I also has the luxury of staying at Queen Rd. where my aunt lives. I must say that queen rd. is one of the most beautiful streets I have seen in the U.S. However, I found the city tooooo laid back. The downtown was ridiculously dead esp. in downtown. Nonetheless a city with great potential.
Yes, like many other US cities the city center could use some more life after working hours, but it will probably help when the new tall residentials have been completed.
 

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Thank you for the comment, zachus22. Time for part 2 (of 3).

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Charlotte Convention Center and The Westin Charlotte.








Bank of America Corporate Center was completed in 1992. It is 871 ft. (265 m.) tall, making
it the tallest building in the Carolinas.






TradeMark and the Carillon Tower.










First Baptist Church.




Charlotte Public Library.




Seventh Street Station parking garage.






Interstate Tower.






In the center of Charlotte are four sculptures surrounding Independence Square. These
symbolize the city's past.

The mill worker representing the textile industry.



A railroad worker representing transportation.



A gold miner representing commerce.



A mother and her child representing the future.




Charlotte Plaza.

 

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Fantastic pics love the design of the Westin looks like alot of development and building is going on down there especially now with both Wachovia and BOA both having theyre HQs down there now
 

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Taylorhoge,
FALTAN.LUNAS,
Nikoim,
Krull: Thanks for the nice comments! :)

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Time for the third and final part.



Charlotte Transportation Center.




St. Peter's Episcopal Church.




201 North Tryon.






First Presbyterian Church.




One Wachovia Center and Two Wachovia Center with Three Wachovia Center in the middle.




Bank of America Corporate Center and Hearst Tower.






Bank of America Plaza and Bank of America Corporate Center. The Bank of America Plaza is
from 1974 but hasn't aged much and fits well with the newer buildings. It is 504 ft.
(153 m.) tall.




Odell Plaza and First United Methodist Church.








Charlotte Bobcats Arena with the tracks for the new light rail in front.




The arena is home to the NBA team, the Charlotte Bobcats (of course). The capacity is 19,026
for NBA basketball and between 13,000 and 20,000 for concerts.




Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.




The Charlotte skyline at night.






ImaginOn is a collaboration between a children’s
public library and children’s theatre.




Charlotte-Douglas International Airport is the main hub of US Airways, which recently merged
with America West.





 

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nice pics. i love the look of the westin there.

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Really beautiful! So green, regular, everything seems to be put in order. I love the ground level of the downtown district, although those highrises are also not bad. Especially the tallest - very imperial-looking ;) Interesting architecture indeed.

Thanks for those pics :)
 
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