The intersection of Trade Street & Tryon Street in Uptown Charlotte, NC on October 7, 2007.
The intersection of Trade and Tryon streets is the crossroads of Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina; it marks the city center and divides the city's first four wards.  Locally referred to as simply The Square, this originated as the crossroads for a pair of native American trails. From this location, the city was founded and expanded. Tryon Street runs northeast-southwest, while Trade Street runs southeast-northwest.
Notable structures and events
The Bank of America Corporate Center (right)
- ^ "1. The Square". Route VII. Uptown Walking Tour Part 1. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission. Retrieved 2007-08-18.
Coordinates: 35°13′38″N 80°50′35″W / 35.2272°N 80.8431°W