Nearly all are detached single-family dwellings one to two stories tall on tree-shaded lots.
Brick, weatherboard, and wood shingles are the favored exterior materials.
Predominant architectural styles include Colonial Revival, Bungalow and Tudor Revival: Myers Park Historic District has one of the best collections of Tudor Revival specimens in North Carolina.
Three religious properties in Myers Park are notable for their architectural, not religious, significance. Mc Michael, is a good example of English Gothic, handsomely executed in stone (2501 Oxford Place).
Myers Park also made the southeast sector of the city highly desirable, and today the city's boundaries show a pronounced southeasterly bulge.
Myers Park is closely associated with the introduction of the concept of suburban planning to the South.
[†] Adaptation copyright © 2011, The Gombach Group. Mc Michael, and by at least one nationally known designer, Charles Barton Keen of Philadelphia. John Nolen of Boston, one of America's most important early-twentieth century planning pioneers, provided the initial design.
Myers Park, begun in 1911, is the premier streetcar suburb of Charlotte, North Carolina. Duke, Cameron Morrison, George Stephens, members of the Cannon, Springs and Hanes families, and many of the other banking, commercial, real estate, utility and textile leaders not only of Charlotte but of the entire Piedmont. It featured an unusual degree of detail, ranging from parks and curving streets to the design of individual house lot landscaping, and Nolen gave it national exposure in his 1927 book .Myers Park Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.Portions of the content on this web page were adapted from a copy of the original nomination document.It was one of the first large-scale works of John Nolen, one of the most active planners in America in the early 20th century.Articles on the design appeared in at least five national periodicals. The neighborhood was home to numerous banking, commercial, real estate, and textile leaders not only of Charlotte, but also of the piedmont Carolinas.These three churches were built in the 1920s and 1930s and are labelled as contributing to the Myers Park Historic District. Mc Manaway House (1700 Queens Road) is an 1870s mansion moved from downtown to Myers Park in 1915.