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Gramercy Apartments Completed and Pharmacy + Market Now Open

Completed over the summer, The Gramercy Apartments is now open. The Glenwood South apartment building also has one retailer in it’s space at the corner of North Street and Glenwood Avenue. Glenwood South Pharmacy and Market is a full-service pharmacy and small grocery store. Below are some photos showing a wide selection of eats and […]

Revisiting 301 Hillsborough Street and Plans For 20-Story, Mixed-Use Building

Email readers: This blog post has a virtual reality image. Read the post on the blog to see it. Looking at 301 Hillsborough Street from across Dawson Street. Recently submitted site plans for 301 Hillsborough give us some more details as to what might come for the surface parking lots along Hillsborough and Morgan Streets. […]

Christ Church Expansion Completed on Edenton Street

I’ve been a little behind on posting about completed projects so expect a few of those over the coming weeks. The Christ Church expansion looks to be completed, at least from the outside. The new accessible entrance and meeting spaces were built over some of the surface parking at the corner of Edenton and Blount […]

South Street Area Plans More Residential with 522 South Harrington

The end of South Harrington Street. November 2016. We just can’t seem to get away from the South Street area. Recently submitted site plans for 522 South Harrington Street are for a “47 unit mixed use residential building with structured parking and street-level commercial space.” The building will be 5 stories tall at 75 feet […]

New Site Plans Show 42 New Residential Units for South Street

Looking East on West South Street, October 2016 That momentum thing? West South Street seems to have it. We’ve taken a look at the area before and now new site plans at the city show 42 residential units for a fairly large, combined parcel at the corner of Saunders and South Street. Lambert Development South […]

Raleigh Union Station Construction Update

Boylan Wye and Raleigh Union Station Construction, October 2016. Click for larger. We haven’t visited the construction site for Raleigh Union Station in a few months and this weekend, I went out to catch up on the progress. The weather was nice and the clouds were amazing, helping me land some great exposures of the […]

Boylan Flats Plans 48 Apartments on Boylan Avenue

Future site of Boylan Flats Site plans for Boylan Flats were submitted (SR-066-16) to the city recently, a new development consisting of 48 apartments at 615 North Boylan Avenue. This is the surface parking lot directly behind the McDonald’s that faces Peace Street and The Paramount across Boylan Avenue. Rather than a 200+ unit, multi-property […]

Pic of the Week

More like Render of the Week. Above is the rendering for Hargett Place, a group of 19 townhomes for East Hargett Street. I’m into this project because of the high-quality (perceived anyway) as well as unique townhome design shown in these renderings. This is a housing type that I think is hugely lacking around downtown […]

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