Concord Historic District
The Downtown Concord Historic District consists primarily of the homes on North and South Union Street between Buffalo and Tribune Avenues. There are also branches of the Historic District that extend along Spring Street, Church Street, and Edgewood Avenue.
The homes date back typically a hundred years or more, and some of them are closer to 200 years old. The district is anchored with churches, houses, and buildings on the National Register of Historic Places.
One glorious feature of downtown Concord is the Memorial Garden. This is the historic cemetery for First Presbyterian Church. Each spring Memorial Garden is planted anew with more than 10,000 tulip bulbs. It’s a great Easter tradition for families to gather and snap photos among the lush flora and fauna there.
The homes come in all styles from charming bungalows to imposing mansions with ballrooms on the upper floors. The homes are so varied in downtown Concord, there’s a house for every price bracket. Seek and ye shall find.
The downtown shopping district includes quaint gift shops, fine dining, the historic Cabarrus Creamery, and various businesses. Also downtown is the Cannon Memorial Library, and as the Cabarrus County Seat, Concord’s downtown is home to the Cabarrus County Courthouse, the county’s governmental center, and Sheriff’s Office.
Concord Historic District is served by the Cabarrus County School District.
The mission of Cabarrus County School District is to partner with the community and parents in order to provide students with opportunities to develop the skills needed to achieve academic excellence, to transform knowledge into wisdom, and to become productive citizens through a safe, orderly and caring environment.
The area’s diverse educational system also includes many convenient private schools, colleges and public libraries.
Shopping, Recreation and Lifestyle
There are many exciting things to do in near Concord Historic District. Concord Mills and the surrounding area provide a wide array of options for shopping, dining and entertainment. Charlotte Motor Speedway is also nearby. If you like the water, Lake Norman is just a short conversation away. The hustle and bustle of Charlotte’s Uptown is within minutes. For vacation options, the Appalachian Mountains and the beach are both just short drives from home.
Concord Historic District is a family friendly, well maintained, peaceful, safe and beautiful community. It is the perfect place to call home.