I’m very impressed that a local construction site has planted grass on their excavation dirt.
To show scale, here is what it looks like in the other side of the green grass.
This photo was take at 620 South Tryon in Uptown Charlotte. Following is is link to the Legacy Union website.
These construction workers were enjoying the antique cars which participated in the Veterans Day Parade.
This photo was taken at the intersection of 3rd Street and Tryon. Note that the Center City Courtyard Marriott appears in the background.
Today’s photo shows construction near Romare Bearden Park in Uptown Charlotte. The cranes in the background are the same shown yesterday from a different perspective.
This photo was taken at 300 South Church Street. The following link shows another view of the Charlotte Skyline.
There are so many construction cranes, in Uptown Charlotte, there seems to be one on every corner! Actually I think there are eight cranes at present with several additional construction sites planned.
This photo was taken at 300 South Tyron Street. following is a link to the 300 South Tryon website.
Today we show a different perspective … looking down on a construction crane taken from the patio at the Fahrenheit Lounge on the top of the Skye Condos.
This photo was taken at 222 South Caldwell Street.
This construction crane is one of many active in Uptown Charlotte. This specific crane is working on an 31 story apartment tower being built on top of the Mint Museum. Combined the height will be 43 stories.
The perspective of the photo makes it appear that taking this photo was precarious. However, they have built a concrete and metal deck for pedestrians to walk under … actually we walk the long way around because we don’t fully trust the deck.
This photo was taken at 500 South Tryon Street in Uptown Charlotte. Following is a link to an article about Childress Klein to build apartment tower atop Mint Museum.
At first I thought these driggers caution cones said danger … however after googling the word I think Driggers is the name of company. Possibly Driggers Electric & Control CO. This photo was taken at 500 South College Street
in Uptown Charlotte.
I took this photo because the blue will add color to our photo blog and because of the sign which you can see says edifice … with a little research it is easy to surmise that this is an edifice construction site. Now I understand the Edifice Inc. is the name of the company constructing this building … but some additional research finds that the definition of edifice is: “a building, especially a large, imposing one”.
This photo was taken near the intersection of the Charlotte Rail Trail and West Bland Street. Following is a link to the Edifice Inc. website.
Construction cranes are a common site in Charlotte. In this case it is the Embassy Suites under construction. There are ten construction cranes in Uptown and South End.
This photo was taken at the intersection of Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd and Caldwell Street. The NASCAR Hall of Fame is across the street.