South Park, North Carolina
Known for the upscale mall, SouthPark is the definition of classy. The mall opened in 1970 andfeatures many high end designer stores such as Burberry, Lacoste, Kate Spade and much more. Some famous restaurants located at the mall are The Cheesecake Factory and Maggiano’s.
Before the mall was built in 1970, the area was farmland owned by NC governor, Cameron Morrison. The Morrocraft Mansion was the heart of the farm and was Morrison’s home. The home is registered on the National Register of Historic Places.
Not only does the shopping draw locals to SouthPark but the dining options do as well. Many restaurants around the SouthPark area are on Charlotte’s best eatery lists. Upstream, Zebra Restaurant & Wine Bar and Georges Brasserie are all favorites on this side of town.
A summertime favorite since 1983 are musical performances by Charlotte Symphony Orchestra called, “Pops in the Park.” There are five concerts; all during the summer on Sundays and are at Symphony Park at SouthPark Mall.
For families living in the SouthPark area, children will attend either South Mecklenburg or Myers Park High School districts.