Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission

Optimist Hall is Now Open

August 2, 2019

Optimist Hall, located at 1115 N. Brevard Street in Charlotte and historically known as the Highland Park Mill #1, has finally opened after much anticipation. This project is a wonderful example of how historic buildings can have new life through adaptive reuses.  

See media coverage below:

Charlotte Agenda – First Look: Inside Optimist Hall, a game-changing new food hall, is now open just outside of Uptown

Charlotte Five – “Take a look at Optimist Hall, now open

WSOC Charlotte – “Textile mill-turned-food hall Optimist Hall opens near uptown

WCNC – “New Optimist Hall reshaping Optimist Park