Overview

This neighborhood is known for its namesake Freedom Park, one of the largest parks in the city. The borders of this neighborhood run from East Boulevard southwest down to Woodlawn Road near Interstate 77. The neighborhood is bordered by Dilworth and Myers Park. The neighborhood is known for its energetic feel, particularly with the numerous pickup and intramural sports that take place in Freedom Park. There are also many restaurants throughout the neighborhood, particularly near East Boulevard.

Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$380,000 to $1,899,000
  • Closed Prices:$180,000 to $2,250,000
  • Median Sale Price:$572,500
  • Average $ per sq ft:$292
  • Association Fee Ranges:$200 to $453/mo,$0
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
  • Age:1923 to 2019
  • Sq. Ft.:778 to 7,753Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:1 to 6Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:1 to 5Bathrooms
  • Lot Sizes:0 - 4 acres

Homes

Homes in this area come in a wide range of prices, styles, and sizes.

Where to Live

Freedom Park is a large neighborhood with a diverse array of housing options. Most of the activity is centered around East Boulevard. This stretch of East Boulevard, also known as Charlotte's "Restaurant Row", mostly features estate-like, single-family homes. As one moves farther south, the neighborhood begins to feature more multi-family units, but Freedom Park as a whole skews towards single-family homes. Those looking for a quieter, residential experience will want to live in the southern portion of the neighborhood. Living closer to East Boulevard or Freedom Park will put one closer to all the amenities.

Where to Eat

Most of Freedom Park's restaurants are concentrated on East Boulevard's "Restaurant Row." Here you'll find several hip eateries offering sushi, creative takes on classic American fare like burgers and hot dogs, and inventive ethnic cuisine.

What You'll See

Freedom Park is a more active part of town, particularly with its basketball, tennis, and volleyball courts. Expect to see tennis leagues playing in the park and pickup games happening on the volleyball courts and basketball courts. On the northern edge of the neighborhood, you can see people walking to and from the restaurants as well as the high-rises that sit along East Boulevard.

Friday Night Fun

During the summer months, people will be using the recreational fields until late into the night. Once the sun sets, the neighborhood starts to quiet down a little bit. Fortunately, this neighborhood isn't too far from the city center for those looking for a more active nightlife.

The Perfect Sunday

Sunday in Freedom Park will often start with a tennis match or volleyball game in the park. People can also be seen running laps or watching their kids play baseball at the park. Many families will venture towards East Boulevard to find something to eat at one of the local sports bars. There are also grills at the park for those looking to barbecue.

Locals Love

Variety of restaurants • Varied housing options • Active lifestyle of the community.

Locals Don't Love

Heavy traffic • Few new developments • High cost of living.

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