Plaza-Midwood is a Charlotte neighborhood located approximately one mile to the northeast of Uptown. The neighborhood is roughly bound by Hawthorne Lane to the west, The Plaza to the north, Briar Creek Road and the Charlotte Country Club to the east and Central Avenue to the south. Locally known as one of Charlotte’s most diverse and eclectic neighborhoods, it is filled with art galleries, funky stores, bars and restaurants. Just south of Central Avenue is the 19-acre Veterans Park.
Plaza-Midwood’s Historic District is located in the western section of the neighborhood. It is maintained by residents and business operators. The area along The Plaza, Thomas Avenue and parts of Pecan and Clement were designated as a Local Historic District in 1992. The district is now regulated by the Historic District Commission.
Residents of Plaza-Midwood attend Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, including Eastway Middle School and Shamrock Gardens Elementary School. Plaza-Midwood is served by the Plaza Midwood Branch of the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County.