Charming. Quaint. Delightful. These reactions are typical of a first-time visitor's stroll through Fourth Ward. This predominantly residential neighborhood artfully blends restored 100-plus-year-old homes with newer construction designed to be compatible with its surroundings. Along the edges of the neighborhood, features include the vitality of the North Tryon arts and entertainment district and as well as pricey new condominiums. In fact, one hallmark of much of the recent development has been combining retail offices, restaurants and galleries - on the Tryon Street side with residential on the Church Street side. And although mid-rise structures characterize much of the new developments in the area, the scale has been monitored carefully so as not to overwhelm adjacent single family homes.
Some areas and mid-rise communities in the Forth Ward include: 400 North Church, Fifth and Poplar, Jefferson Square, Iveys Townhomes / The Iveys, Chapel Watch, Avenue, The Vue, Citidin, Churchill, 10th Avenue Townhomes, Park Plaza, Park Place, Hackberry Court, Hackberry Place, Settlers Place, Settlers Ally, The Poplar, Fourth Ward Avenue Condominiums, Barringer Square, Brennan Court, St. Peters, Frederick Place, Fourth Ward Square, Davidson Square, Gateway Lofts, Hanover Place, 715 North Church, Springfield Square, 626 North Graham, Manhattan on the Park, Silo Urban Lofts, The Dormers, West 7th Commons.