9 Stores That Anyone Who Grew Up In Charlotte Will Undoubtedly Remember

The city of Charlotte didn’t always look the way it does today. In fact, if you grew up in Charlotte in the 70s and 80s you probably remember many iconic stores that were in business – some that are still in existence today and some that are not.

Let’s take a trip down memory lane and remember these awesome Charlotte businesses that were staples of our childhood!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

What stores do you remember growing up? Tell us what we missed in the comments!

For another walk down memory lane (and beyond), check out these oldest photos ever taken in Charlotte!