Since its inception in the 1890′s, Dilworth has been one of Charlotte’s most distinct neighborhoods. Developed as the city’s first suburb, Dilworth was connected to downtown by Charlotte’s first electric streetcar. The success of the initial development of Dilworth led its creator, Edward Dilworth Latta, to expand the neighborhood in the 1910′s, under a plan by the Olmstead Brothers, then the nation’s preeminent landscape designers.
Although their plan was never fully implemented, the Olmstead’s curved roads and dramatic landscaping set the tone for much of Charlotte’s future character. In 1987, Dilworth was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Wonderful opportunity for renovation or expansion to charming brick home owned by same family for over 55 years. This historic Dilworth beauty was built in 1936 and features the original arches and mill work, hardwood flooring and the classic tile of the era in both full baths. The large sunny rooms on the main floor include the living room, formal dining room, breakfast nook and kitchen. There are 3 large bedrooms and 2 full baths as well as a small office. Home also has stairs to second floor living area and basement area, significantly larger than most historic homes in the area. The roof was replace in 2015, home also has a detached garage. Conveniently located within walking distance of shops, restaurants , Latta and Freedom Parks, and a very close proximity to Uptown, Southpark and area hospitals. Home is located in the Charlotte Historic District Commission, rules apply for renovation/addition and home may qualify for NC Historic Preservation Tax Credits.
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