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Few neighborhoods have an intrigue like Charlotte’s South End neighborhood. Once home to bustling mills, the history of the neighborhood has been preserved and reimagined through design districts, Main-Street-esque storefronts and adaptive-reuse destinations while simultaneously embracing growth, leaning into modern architecture and the centralizing of Charlotte’s LYNX light rail.
Whether it’s a small art store full of homemade items or a cult-classic restaurant with a massive following, Hispanic-owned businesses help make Charlotte a leading city in the New South. If you’re new in town, or you’ve lived here all your life, here’s how you can spend 24 hours supporting businesses owned by Latino and Hispanic community members.
Nearly a century ago in 1924, Camp North End as we know it was home to a 240,000-square-foot building which served as the city’s first Ford Motor Company factory. Once a manufacturing site for Model T cars and later assembling Hercules missiles, the property has now transformed into a hub for some of the city’s most creative and innovative businesses.