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.
The modern architecture in Charlotte includes a lot of glass. The reflections create unique designs, though somewhat distorted.
The 47-story Hearst Tower is Charlotte’s third tallest building. It has an impressive entrance evoking the art deco period with a color scheme of black, white, gray and bronze.
Fifth Third Center, formally known as the IJL Financial Center and 201 North Tryon, is a 447 feet building in Charlotte, North Carolina. It was completed in 1997 and has 30 floors.
Here is a view from the plaza looking up to the tower.