Dilworth (Charlotte neighborhood)

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Dilworth Historic District
Dilworth (Charlotte neighborhood) is located in North Carolina
Dilworth (Charlotte neighborhood)
Location Roughly bounded by Myrtle, Morehead, Berkeley, Dilworth Rd. W, Charlotte, Park, Tremont, Cleveland and Renssalaer, Charlotte, North Carolina
Coordinates 35°12′28″N 80°51′0″W / 35.20778°N 80.85000°W / 35.20778; -80.85000Coordinates: 35°12′28″N 80°51′0″W / 35.20778°N 80.85000°W / 35.20778; -80.85000
Area 395 acres (160 ha)
Architect Olmsted Bros. et al.
Architectural style Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals, Bungalow/Craftsman, Late Victorian
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 87000610[1] (original)
00001495 (increase)
Significant dates
Added to NRHP April 09, 1987
Boundary increase December 7, 2000

Dilworth is a neighborhood of Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. The neighborhood was Charlotte's first streetcar suburb and was established by Edward Dilworth Latta in the 1890s on 250 acres (1 km²) southwest of the original city limits. It included the Joseph Forsyth Johnson designed Latta Park. Planned largely with a grid pattern similar to the city's original four wards, Dilworth was initially designated the Eighth Ward.

Sedgefield Park serves as a Pedestrian connection to bordering Sedgefield.

The streets of Dilworth feature stately, mature oak trees, sidewalks, and houses with front porches. The homes are primarily bungalows — with the occasional Queen Anne — and some larger, two-story Colonial Revivals lining Dilworth Road East and West. East Boulevard serves as the main thoroughfare through the neighborhood. East Boulevard is lined with restaurants, offices and shops, many located in renovated homes. Charlotte’s largest hospital, Carolinas Medical Center, is in Dilworth. This 861-bed teaching hospital is the region’s only Level 1 trauma center.

Much of the neighborhood is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Dilworth Historic District.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 

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