With glass in all the buildings in Uptown Charlotte, someone has to wash it!
The pride of Spirit Square is the 730-seat McGlohon Theater, named in honor of the late legendary jazz pianist Loonis McGlohon of Charlotte. With beautiful stained glass windows and a cupola, this space served as the First Baptist Church sanctuary for many years. The theater has been carefully restored to preserve and enhance its unique architectural details.
One Wells Fargo Center is a skyscraper in Charlotte, North Carolina. It is the headquarters for Wells Fargo’s east coast division. At 588 feet tall and 42 stories, it is the fourth tallest building in Charlotte.
The Old Cemetery is a resting place for early settlers of Charlotte, North Carolina. The modern buildings seem out of place against this serenity.
Buildings in downtown (referred to as Uptown) Charlotte use a lot of glass and reflections from other structures are often distorted.
The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art in Charlotte, North Carolina, is a 36,500-square-foot museum space dedicated to the exhibition of mid-20th-century modern art. The museum is designed by Swiss architect Mario Botta. A key design element of the four-story structure is the soaring glass atrium that extends through the museum’s core and diffuses natural light throughout the building.
The uptown Charlotte Omni Hotel sits close to Independence Square. The foreground has a sculpture of Transportation, highlighting the African-American prominence in building the railroad that runs through Charlotte. The hotel in the background has a sharp design with glass fronted exterior.