His newest business venture will be called the ‘4th Ward Fire House’, it will be a firehouse-themed restaurant serving American food on the first floor and sushi and tapas on the second. There will be tons of space for tailgating and Panther fan parties with a planned front patio and large rooftop deck.
According to new building permits filed with the city of Charlotte, the Panther’s star defensive end will be spending approximately $3.3 million to build the new restaurant and party venue.
The fire station is located at 420 West 5th Street at the foot of ‘The Vue’ apartments:
Johnson originally purchased the 1920’s era fire house in March of last year for $1.6 million back in 2015;
Prior to that, the building was owned by a group lead by Panthers’ center Ryan Khalil.
Charles Johnson’s new 4th Ward Fire House is targeted to open sometime this Summer.