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Flurry of Activity on East Peace Street

Corner of Peace and Person Streets I recently took a walk around East Peace Street and there is just so much happening here these days. On this particular weekday morning, the sounds of construction dominate. The hum of machinery, the beeping of vehicles, the hammering of nails are just some of the things you hear […]


Glenwood South Construction Photos, November 2014

This week I went on a walk up and down Glenwood South and took some photos of random projects in the area. I just wanted to share some of them for those that haven’t been in that area recently. Corner of West and Jones Street. The Link Apartment projects will be going here. Carolina Ale […]


The Four Sides to The Lincoln

The Lincoln Apartments, corner of East and Martin Streets Here’s a construction update on The Lincoln, an apartment building being built to the east of Moore Square. Some parts of the project have topped out, giving you a sense of how big it will be. The Martin Street half is busy finishing the parking deck […]


More to Charter Square Than Just a Tower

Click for larger Here’s a nice Fall photo of the Charter Square construction site on the south end of Fayetteville Street. The southern tower has topped out and siding is starting to rise up along each side. You can also see the space for the future northern tower to the right in the foreground. What […]


Pic of the Week

Kind of following up on a recent post about the upcoming apartment project, called The Gramercy, here is a photo of the corner of Glenwood Avenue and North Street. The site has been cleared of the former buildings and is ready to start construction.


301 Hillsborough, A Review

The parking lot at 301 Hillsborough Street This story is as old as the blog itself so it is kind of exciting to revisit an “old” development. Articles in the news have reported that the city is in talks with interested developers to build on top of the city-owned property at 301 Hillsborough Street. From […]


Pic of the Week

Land is being cleared along Person Street as part of the Blount Street Commons project. Slowly, very slowly, Blount Street Commons seems to be filling in with the planned townhomes, some already showing wood framing up along John Haywood Way.


Demolition Taking Place, Making Room For The Gramercy Apartments

A project that has been a long time in the planning stages, since 2011, may soon start construction. The site for The Gramercy apartments along North Street is being cleared for the future apartment building. This involves demolition of the church at the corner of Boylan and North as well as the office building at […]


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