Placemaking Program

Public Spaces

The City of Charlotte manages two public spaces that are available for reservations. Please see information below for how to work with city staff to successfully plan your event.

Five Points Plaza

Five Points Plaza is located in the Historic West End across from Johnson C. Smith University at the W. Trade/Rozzelles Ferry/Beatties Ford Road/W. 5th St. intersection. The plaza is made up of two spaces on each side of the intersection and has a splash pad, amphitheater, public art installation, moveable furniture and custom swings. Both sides of the plaza can accommodate events of 850 people. No parking is provided. Use of the CityLynx Gold Line is encouraged.

Five Points Plaza is managed by a grassroots community organization. To learn more about the plaza, as well as sponsorship and volunteer opportunities please visit

The Green at Prosperity Village

Five Points Plaza is located in Prosperity Village at the corner of Johnston Oehler and Benfield Roads. The plaza has an event green, patio with shade sales, hand pump play feature, murals, and enhanced landscaping. The green can accommodate events of 2,500 people. Limited street parking is provided.

For more information, please contact:

Erin Chantry, LEED AP ND, CNU-A

Senior Urban Designer and Planner

phone contect704.432.4493