Freedom Park Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Freedom Park is a beautiful 98-acre park, located near the heart of Charlotte, North Carolina. The local neighborhood claims the same name for an area of less than one square mile, including the park. About 600 residences call the Freedom Park neighborhood home.
A higher percentage of Freedom Park’s residents are well educated than are in other Charlotte communities. Freedom Park contains a higher than average number of married couples earning two incomes. More of this neighborhood’s children also attend private school.
Freedom Park is situated at the northern end of this neighborhood, on East Boulevard. As a central hub in the community, it offers a variety of activities A seven acre lake gives a natural habitat to birds and other wildlife. A half-mile Naturescape trail surrounds the lake and flows to Little Sugar Creek. 10 educational stations along the trail inform visitors about the flora, fauna, and wildlife of the park.
Sports enthusiasts freely use the park’s four baseball fields, two batting cages, 12 tennis courts, four soccer fields, basketball court, and its two volleyball courts. Two playgrounds give kids a place to play, and an amphitheater gives the local community a venue for entertainment. Outdoor shelters and grills are provided throughout the grounds, and five facilities can be reserved for special occasions.
A good number of the homes in Freedom Park date from the 40s and 50s, as does the now-historic Park Road Shopping Center at the southern boundary of this neighborhood, on Park Road. In 1956, this 40-acre complex was the first open air shopping center to open in Charlotte, and the largest of any between the cities of Atlanta and Washington D.C.