9 best apartments in Uptown

9 best apartments in Uptown
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Looking for an apartment in Uptown Charlotte? Here are the 9 best apartment communities in the heart of our city.

Uptown is Charlotte’s crown jewel home to the city’s biggest sports, business, arts and food destinations. And for those fortunate enough to be earning top-dollar, you can pay top-dollar to live right in the middle of it all.

[Agenda related guide: 17 things to do, see, and eat in Uptown]

Uptown has dozens of high- and mid-rise apartment complexes that are all relatively new, offering the best of the best. And even though luxe finishes and over-the-top amenities are the standard for new development in Queen City, some diamonds in the not-so-rough shine a little brighter, including the picks we’ve rounded up for you here.

All data comes from our best apartments guide, last updated in May 2020.

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The VUE Charlotte

Location: 215 N. Pine St.

Total apartment units: 395, built in 2010

Agenda related guide: The #1 apartment tower in Charlotte

Monthly rent:

  • Studio: $1,330-$1,751
  • 1 bedroom: $1,965-$3,367
  • 2 bedroom: $2,762-$5,394
  • 3 bedroom: $3,680-$7,080

Why it stands out:

  • A 51-story luxury complex near BB&T Ballpark and Bank of American Stadium, the VUE offers some of the best Uptown views
  • Luxe amenities include a 50th floor SKY lounge, a private bar for residents and their guests; a 4,000-square-foot health club and spa; and a golf simulator and gaming room

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Novel Stonewall Station

Location: 400 E. Stonewall St.

Total apartment units: 459, built in 2018

Monthly rent:

  • Studio: $1,282-$1,749
  • 1 bedroom: $1,591-$2,755
  • 2 bedroom: $2,123-$6,174
  • 3 bedroom: $8,285

Why it stands out:

  • The 2,600-square-foot gym has skyline views (talk about motivation)
  • Whole Foods – located right below – has already opened its doors, and more retail businesses are slated to be built
  • The pool deck has picnic tables and grills, views for days and lounge-style cabanas

Agenda guide: Want to live above Whole Foods Uptown? Rent ranges $1,295 – $15,000


Ascent Uptown

Location: 225 S. Poplar St.

Total apartment units: 300, built in 2017

Monthly rent:

  • Studio: $1,345-$1,500
  • 1 bedroom: $1,470-$6,961
  • 2 bedroom: $3,338-$10,707

Why it stands out:

  • Top-notch rooftop amenities include a saltwater pool, penthouse lounge with a bar and a fitness center with high-tech equipment
  • Rooftop fire pit and entertainment space with lounge seating

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SkyHouse Uptown

Location: 640 N. Church St.

Total apartment units: 672, built in 2015

Monthly rent:

  • Studio: $1,031-$4,620
  • 1 bedroom: $1,131-$6,610
  • 2 bedroom: $1,814-$5,381
  • 3 bedroom: $1,930-$8,586

Why it stands out:

  • SkyPark is their exclusive open-air, one-acre activity area with putting greens, a dog park, fire pits, tennis courts and more – all elevated on the sixth floor with skyline views

Museum Tower

Location: 525 S. Church St.

Total apartment units: 395, built in 2016

Monthly rent:

  • 1 bedroom: $1,590-$3,030
  • 2 bedroom: $3,170-$4,555

Why it stands out:

  • Unobstructed view of and walking distance to the Panther’s Stadium
  • 24-hour concierge to take care of any needs, at any time
  • A cycling studio and yoga room, in addition to the fitness center

Agenda guide: Luxury high-rise Museum Tower now open on top of the Mint. See the view from the 43rd floor (video)

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Element Uptown

Location: 355 W. Martin Luther King Blvd.

Total apartment units: 352, built in 2015

Monthly rent:

  • Studio: $1,200-$1,555
  • 1 bedroom: $1,500-$2,125
  • 2 bedroom: $2,150-$3,175

Why it stands out:

  • Some units offer 12- to 14-foot ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows, opening up to Uptown views
  • Ample entertaining areas, including private cabanas with TVs and food-prep station

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Catalyst

Location: 255 W. Martin Luther King Blvd.

Total apartment units: 463, built in 2009

Monthly rent:

  • 1 bedroom: $1,370-$1,897
  • 2 bedroom: $2,165-$2,455

Why it stands out:

  • Floor-to-ceiling windows in living areas and bedrooms of some units
  • Free Google Fiber

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Enclave

Location: 710 E. 7th St.

Total apartment units: 85, built in 2008

Monthly rent:

  • Studio: $1,148-$1,878
  • 1 bedroom: $1,388-$2,683
  • 2 bedroom: $1,598-$3,078
  • 3 bedroom: $2,213-$4,468

Why it stands out:

  • Gated park/pet area with pet-waste disposal
  • Coffee/breakfast concierge

Savoy

Location: 650 E. Stonewall St.

Total apartment units: 302, built in 2018

Monthly rent:

  • Studio: $1,330-$1,775
  • 1 bedroom: $1,161-$2,195
  • 2 bedroom: $2,231-$3,443
  • 3 bedroom: $3,225-$3,365

Why it stands out:

  • Great amenities
  • Resort-style salt water pool with sun deck
  • Walking distance from Whole Foods

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Uptown 550 on Stonewall

Location: 550 E. Stonewall St.

Total apartment units: 421, built in 2019

Monthly rent: 

  • Studio: $1,223+
  • 1 bedroom: $1,439+
  • 2 bedroom:$1,959+
  • 3 bedroom: $2,719+

Why it stands out:

  • Offers insane amenities like a private rooftop bar and terrace, an on-site spa, outdoor saltwater pool with private cabanas, a coffee bar with barista, and state-of-the-art fitness center
  • If you snag a unit in the 21-story tower, you can enjoy gorgeous Uptown views
  • Just down the street from Whole Foods and other retailers

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Marq Midtown

Location: 205 S. Kings Drive

Total apartment units: 261, built in 2015

Monthly rent: 

  • Studio: $993- $1,120
  • 1 bedroom: $1,173- $1,449
  • 2 bedroom: $1,509- $2,129

Why it stands out: 

  • Proximity to Metropolitan shopping center
  • Close to Little Sugar Creek Greenway

Looking to rent in other neighborhoods? Check out all of our apartment guides, including 43 best apartments in Charlotte, sorted by hot neighborhoods. And if you’re ready to buy, here are 10 hot homes for sale in Charlotte right now.

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