Charlotte’s Garden Suburb
An area filled with 100-year-old oak trees and Colonial and Tudor revivals reminiscent of the 1920s forms the well-known Charlotte neighborhood of Myers Park.
Sitting south of Charlotte’s city center, this neighborhood and historic district is one of the most coveted residential areas for Charlotte suburbanites!
In 1911, Myers Park was developed out of a cotton plantation into a streetcar community by George Stephens. It was named after Stephens’ father-in-law and owner of the former plantation, John S. Myer.
The 1,110-acre plantation was transformed into a residential neighborhood by landscape architects and town planners John Nolen and Earle Sumner Draper.
Nolen and Draper’s design established Queens Road as…