|| The skyline of uptown Charlotte frames view of Marshall Park
800 E. Third Street
Central Park Region
* This Park is named for James B. Marshall who was City Manager of Charlotte 1935-1940. It is said that Marshall's office in City Hall overlooked the property, and he dreamed it would someday be a park. The property was cleared by urban renewal in the early 1970s, and the park was dedicated by the city on June 2, 1973.
- 5.50 acres
- Open space for gatherings and events
- Small lake with concrete bottom, walking path and bridge
- Large fountain
- Small amphitheater on tiered grassy slope
- Built-in power outlets in open space area for small events
- Beautiful view of Charlotte uptown skyline
- Martin Luther King memorial statue
- Holocaust memorial monument
Marshall Park has grassy and shaded spaces, plus a small amphitheater that can be reserved for community events. ____________________________________________________________________
Marshall Park contains Selma Burke's statue of Dr. Martin Luther King, "who dared to make the American dream of freedom for all Americans."