University City is an edge city surrounding the University of North Carolina at Charlotte campus. University City is also home to the University Research Park one of the largest research parks in the state.

PNC Music Pavilion is an outdoor amphitheater that specializes in hosting large concerts.

Transporter points of interest include UNC Charlotte 49ers, Summer outdoor concerts at PNC Music Pavillion, Summers at University City Lake/Pond, the Light Rail Blue Line, IKEA