Charlotte center city in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
1. Mayfair (now Dunhill) Hotel, 1929
Across N. Tryon St.
Louis Asbury, Charlotte's first professionally trained architect, created the high-rise Mayfair Hotel on the eve of the Great Depression.
2. Former First Baptist Church (now Spirit Square), 1908
N. Tryon St. between 6th St. and 7th St.
Domed church by Charlotte architect J.M. McMichael recalls Hagia Sophia in Istanbul. Enjoy the lively terra cotta trim and the stained glass windows.
3. St. Peters Episcopal Church, 1888
N. Tryon St. at 7th St.
Victorian church with elaborate brick and stonework in the English Country mode, erected for one of Charlotte's leading congregations.
Erected by City of Charlotte, North Carolina.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Churches & Religion • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1929.
Location. 35° 13.721′ N, 80° 50.431′ W. Marker is in Charlotte, North
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Peter's Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Line of the American Retreat (about 500 feet away); Queen Charlotte Walks In Her Garden (about 600 feet away); Home Site of Doctor Annie Lowrie Alexander (about 600 feet away); Annie Alexander (about 600 feet away); Settlers' Cemetery (about 800 feet away); Ephraim Brevard (about 800 feet away); Restoration Efforts For Settlers' Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlotte.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2023. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 60 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 21, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.