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Aerial Visualization of New Capital Boulevard Bridges

Thanks to a few readers who found this aerial visualization of the Peace Street and Wade Avenue Bridge replacement project. NCDOT should start this project this summer. For more on it, especially the Peace Street part, go here. [UPDATE:5-26-16] A raise of the glass goes out to Jim who made this overlay of projects on […]


Mixed-Use Development Announced for West Street

Click for larger In a press release sent out last week, Kane Realty Corporation and Williams Realty & Building Company are announcing a new development for their property along North West Street. We recently highlighted a couple of things in planning for this street here on the blog so I encourage readers to jump back […]


Pic of the Week

Here’s a photo (click for larger) through the construction fencing at the GoRaleigh Transit Station. You can see the foundation (if that’s the correct term) for the bathrooms on the left and the start of the crew kiosk in the center. The kiosk will have the ticketing/information window, the office for the crew and security. […]


One Month Away for The Gramercy Apartments Opening

The Gramercy Apartments in Glenwood South is marching along and is planning to open in late June. In addition to the apartments, the retail space at the corner of Glenwood and North Street will have a grocery store and pharmacy. The plan is to open that close to the building’s opening so work inside that […]


Pic of the Week

Construction site for the future Residence Inn. The future Residence Inn is showing a few floors of progress here on Salisbury Street. The nine-story hotel comes after years of delays and changes so it’s great to see this moving.


Charter Square North Changes Looks Yet Again

More matching the already built south tower, the Raleigh appearance commission will be reviewing the latest renderings of the Charter Square north tower with this rendering above. The 23-story, mixed-use tower has been in the planning stages for quite a few years so could this finally be the final design? I personally was a fan […]


Weekend Exposure: The Boiling Wye

The Boylan Wye, April 2016. Click for larger I call it the “Boiling” Wye as the activity has really heated up! The photo above was taken from the Boylan Avenue bridge and ahead of the Raleigh skyline, you can see the construction site of the upcoming Raleigh Union Station. More than the building itself, work […]


Pic of the Week

The future Raleigh Union Station has been stripped down to its steel bones. The renovation of the former warehouse building for Raleigh’s new train station is creating a flurry of activity at the south end of West Street in the Warehouse District. The new station is scheduled to open in 2017.


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