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Weekend Video: Capital Boulevard Makeover

From the meeting this week hosted by NCDOT, the video above was being played on a loop at the Borden Building in Fred Fletcher Park Thursday evening. If you can’t see the embedded video, go here. The video is a great watch for those following this project and construction starts on Wade Avenue first this […]


The Smoky Hollow Neighborhood May Be Making a Comeback

Looking West down Peace Street, August 2016 What would it take for a Raleigh neighborhood of the 1900s that was completely wiped out, literally paved over, to come back? It seems naming a new development in the 2000s after it would be a start. The Smokey Hollow project will be a 12-story mixed-use project with […]


Pic of the Week

The latest addition to Christ Church is starting to really take shape these days. You’ve got to hand it to them for trying to make their newest expansion along Edenton Street match the historic building. They have an album of construction photos on their Flickr page.


Residence Inn Close to the Top

Raleigh Convention Center and future Residence Inn Checking in with the Residence Inn being built next to the Raleigh Convention Center, the hotel on Salisbury Street was working on the ninth floor. Below is my shot from the sidewalks as well as a photo from Twitter from the air. Nine stories built at Residence Inn […]


Make Way For Townhomes at Hargett Place

Click for larger Site clearing is taking place along the 400 block of East Hargett Street. The Hargett Place townhomes are planned for this area. For a refresher of what is planned, jump back to this March 2016 post.


Looking at the Site Review for One Glenwood

Corner of Hillsborough and Glenwood Avenue, July 2016 This week, a site review (SR-045-16) was submitted for One Glenwood, a mid-rise planned for the southern end of Glenwood between Morgan and Hillsborough Streets. This would be on the western side of Glenwood Avenue as shown in the below graphic. The new building will take up […]


Site Plans for Smokey Hollow Show Johnson Street Connection

Click for larger A quick one today before folks peel away for the holiday weekend. The submitted plans for Smoky Hollow, a mixed-use project mainly along North West Street near Peace Street, shows a connection between a currently disconnected Johnson Street. The screenshot above says it all. Check out case S-040-16 on the city’s development […]


Pic of the Week

Click for larger The Dillon Supply Company warehouse is mostly gone and the walls that are planned to be saved as part of the new development, The Dillon, have been braced up by steel supports.


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