Latta Arcade

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Latta Arcade
Latta Arcade Exterior, Charlotte, NC.JPG
Latta Arcade is located in North Carolina
Latta Arcade
Latta Arcade is located in the United States
Latta Arcade
Location320 S. Tryon St., Charlotte, North Carolina
Coordinates35°13′32″N 80°50′45″W / 35.22556°N 80.84583°W / 35.22556; -80.84583Coordinates: 35°13′32″N 80°50′45″W / 35.22556°N 80.84583°W / 35.22556; -80.84583
Arealess than one acre
ArchitectWilliam H. Peeps[2]
NRHP reference No.75001282[1]
Added to NRHPOctober 29, 1975

The Latta Arcade is an indoor shopping arcade located at 320 S. Tryon St. in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. It was built in 1914 to include a two floor atrium with stores and restaurants. There is a glass skylight over the atrium, which was originally used to allow natural light for grading cotton.[3] It was designed by architect William H. Peeps.[4]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.[1]



  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Alexander, Frances P. 20 July 1994. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission Retrieved 22 November 2013. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ Childress, Tricia. "Latta Arcade celebrates 95 years". 13 October 2009. Creative Loafing Charlotte. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  4. ^ Robert Topkins and Mary Alice Hinson (August 1975). "Latta Arcade" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-02-01.