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Capitol Drive is located west of Downtown Charlotte. The Mecklenburg county neighborhood is encompassed by the 28208 zip code. Capitol Drive is an established neighborhood made up of older homes that sit on spacious lots, surrounded by thick forest parkland. The neighborhood is friendly to pedestrians, close to recreation, and convenient to public transportation.
Residents of Capitol Drive attend Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools. The nearest schools are Park Reid Elementary and Westerly Hills Elementary, Herbert Spaugh Middle School and Harding University High School. ITT Technical Institute and the Art Institute of Charlotte are only a couple miles to the south.
Many of Mecklenburg County’s best parks are convenient to Capitol Drive. Amay James Park, just to the south, sprawls over 42 acres. Visitors to the park enjoy basketball and tennis courts and a walking trail. Reid Neighborhood Park and Southwest Community Park are close. The Southview Recreation Center is connected to its namesake park and boasts a gymnasium, fitness center, indoor playroom and game room.
The Charlotte Douglas International Airport is approximately three miles west of Capitol Drive. The famous Carolinas Aviation Museum is near the airport, displaying the rich aviation history of North Carolina.
Downtown Charlotte is a short four-mile drive east of Capitol Drive. A favorite downtown spot is the EpiCentre, positioned among Charlotte’s high-rises. The EpiCentre features the best nightlife in Charlotte, with several types of clubs from upscale to country. The dining establishments at EpiCentre and the surrounding area are just as diverse. The EpiCentre also offers family entertainment in the form of a bowling alley and movie theater.