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Optimist Park


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Optimist Hall

4-minute walk

Welcome to Optimist Hall, the happiest place on earth. Ok, that may be a small stretch…but it is a food hall with tons of dining options, some cool bars and fun specialty shops. 

Roughly two dozen eclectic bars, restaurants, and breweries 

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Interior of Optimist Hall, a community gathering place with eateries and coffee shops located directly across the street from 300 Optimist Park apartments.

Parkwood Station

3-minute walk

Parkwood is a light rail station on the LYNX Blue Line in the Optimist Park neighborhood of Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. It opened on March 16, 2018, as part of the Blue Line extension to the UNC Charlotte campus

    Light Rail station on the blue line located right across the street from 300 Optimist Park apartments. Image shows covered sections for people to stand under in inclement weather.


    7-minute drive

    There are over ten gyms within 7 minutes of the property, allowing for plenty of options for you to maintain an active lifestyle.

    Check the interactive map below for details.

      Image of a fitness center with turf, row machines, weights and rubber mats.


      4-minute drive

       NoDa is the home of some of Charlotte's best restaurants, nightlife, music, art and craft beer. Around 50 different vendors. Here, you'll find the unusual, the interesting, the out-of-the-norm. Come for a show, a bite to eat, a stroll, or a shopping adventure. 

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      Exterior of a colorfully painted building located in the NoDa community by 300 Optimist Park apartments.

      Metropolitan Mall

      7-minute drive

      Target. Trader Joe's. PetCo. Marshalls. Best Buy. Shopping and Restaurants

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      Exterior image of Metropolitan Mall located 7 minutes by car from 300 Optimist Park. Image shows Best Buy logo, Marshalls loco, Zoes Kitchen and Trader Joes.
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