University City

The city within a city.

Charlotte’s place to be for education, innovation and growth. Offering a broad spectrum of places to live, operate a business or work with 14 miles of greenway, LYNX Blue Line service to NoDa, South End and Uptown, University City has it all.

Doing Business

The art of Transforming
a Community

From wooded business parks hosting some of Charlotte’s largest employers to a wide spectrum of spaces dotting the LYNX Blue Line, there is a place for your business to locate and expand right here. Superior road and transit infrastructure, direct access to UNC Charlotte’s talent pipeline and access to neighborhoods add to the package that make University City Charlotte’s second largest employment center.

Live, Play,
Learn

Housing choices range from apartments and condos near the LYNX Blue Line, to custom homes overlooking forested greenway trails. You will find international cuisine, festivals, live theater, sporting events, arena concerts and some of the best shopping in the region here in University City.

News

5 Questions With: Jacqui Bryant, Executive Director of Charlotte Angels

May is National Foster Care Month. Here, we talk with Jacqui Bryant, a University City resident and the Executive Director of Charlotte Angels—a nonprofit organization that supports children, youth and families experiencing foster care—about her goals for the...

What to do in University City this month

May 2022 University City Farmer's Market every Saturday through October from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Close to the Edge: The Birth of Hip-Hop Architecture. Through July 15 at UNC Charlotte’s Projective Eye Gallery. Pour Decisions. Every Thursday at 7 p.m., Space212 hosts this...

5 Questions With: Kelsey Van Dyke, Director of Family Empowerment at SchermCo

University City Partners is committed to sharing stories and information from community members and leaders. Here, Charlotte native Kelsey Van Dyke, Director of Family Empowerment at SchermCo, shares about her work to engage families in University City.   What’s your...

2022 St. Patrick’s Day Specials in University City

Looking for a little luck of the Irish this St. Patrick’s Day? Check out these University City spots for specials and events.  Ninety’s Milkshake Bar | Seasonal shakes at Ninety’s include a “Lucky Charms” concoction that’ll turn your milk green, a shamrock shake with...

Women’s History Month: Honoring Bonnie E. Cone, pioneering educator and leader

UNC Charlotte is the only university in the North Carolina System of Colleges and Universities founded by a woman.  Bonnie E. Cone, or “Miss Bonnie,” as she was often called, was a dedicated educator and community leader who played an instrumental role in the vision...
Historic Newell School still stands in University City

Black History Month: Remembering Newell School

As our name suggests, University City is rich in educational history. While we’re anchored by a major urban research institution, we’re also home to significant historic landmarks of Black education. During the Jim Crow era, segregation meant that many Black children...

Cinergy Dine-In Cinemas

Come April, you will have the option to watch movies in heated recliner chairs at 5336 Docia Crossing Road, formerly Studio Movie Grill. The Cinergy Dine-in Cinemas movie theater will have 10 screens, swivel tables, with a full bar and menu available to patrons. Read...

Mobile Library in Prosperity Village

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s Mobile Library, MoLi (“Molly”), is now hitting the streets. The 33-foot-long vehicle is equipped with a wheelchair lift, side awning, Chromebooks, and over 1000 books. MoLi was built to help serve high-need areas of Mecklenburg...

UNC Charlotte’s New Tailgating Space

An anonymous donor gifted UNC Charlotte with $10 million to fund the construction of a three-acre outdoor complex that can accommodate 2,500 students for student gatherings and tailgating. In addition to the open space and landscaping, there will also be an 8,000...

Sign Up for Community Supported Agriculture

There’s just something about local produce that can’t be beat by what you get at the grocery store. Thanks to a University City Farmers Market partner, The Farm at Dover Vineyards, residents have the opportunity to enjoy fresh produce and support their local farm...