University City Living

Simple living in a big way.

University City residents come for accessible, affordable and well-built homes. They stay for the community – rich in culture, southern hospitality, history, and forward moving energy. In University City, living is easy.

Neighborhoods

With so many choices and price points, you will easily find the perfect home in University City. Our interactive guide highlights dozens of communities ranging from apartments near the LYNX Blue Line light rail to custom homes on the Highland Creek golf course! All homes are proximate to work and everyday amenities like grocery stores, medical offices, shopping malls, bakeries and youth and family service providers and programs.

News

Spotlight On: Project LeanNation University City

Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Ted Williams, along with Domonique Williams, who's originally from Columbus, Ohio, opened Project LeanNation University City in September 2023. Though the two share a last name, there's no relation. They met through a group of...

PHOTOS: CLTNYD5K 2024

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PHOTOS: UCity Lights 2023

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UNC Charlotte’s International Festival Is Back

After a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic, UNC Charlotte’s International Festival returns. Started in 1975, the event was one of Charlotte’s first intended to celebrate the area’s rich multicultural community. Today the International Festival is one of the largest...

Meet Brittany Anderson, a Teacher on a Mission 

Brittany Anderson is on a mission to change systemic educational challenges, particularly for young Black girls. At 37, the UNC Charlotte professor and University City resident has already won a National Science Foundation grant for over $1 million and was included on...

5 Questions With: Chef Tara Quinones, Papi’s Puerto Rican Cuisine

Where are you from and when did you open Papi’s? I was born in Manhattan and raised in the Catskill Mountains of New York. I opened Papi's four years ago in June. Our family has been in the restaurant business sharing Puerto Rican cuisine for generations. My...

Famous Toastery Updates

On May 1, Famous Toastery franchise owner Patrick McManaman and his wife, Charlotte (among other teammates), celebrated the grand reopening of their University City location, which included new floors and fresh paint. See updates below.

What to do in University City this month

April/May 2023 Events April 20: "Celebrating the Life of Bertha Maxwell Roddey," by Dr. Sonya Ramsey. book discussion at University City Regional library. Register here.  April 21: UNC Charlotte Department of Theatre's production of A Hatful of Dragons April 22: UNC...