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The Edison Lofts, corner of Blount and Davie Streets The Edison Apartments, or more officially the Edison Lofts (official website), are coming along. No reason this project isn’t wrapped up this year, hopefully in the first half. They are now pre-leasing units. The Edison Apartments, corner of Wilmington and Davie Streets

Project Phoenix and The State Government District

State Government offices along Wilmington Street I try to change up the general location of each blog post in order to touch all sides of downtown Raleigh as the months go on. One area that hasn’t gotten much love on this site is the State Government campus, the collection of buildings to the north of […]

Introducing DT Hoods, A Neighborhood Mapping Project

I’ve been interested in building a mapping project using the lightweight javascript library Leaflet and today I wanted to post what I’ve got. Far from complete, it may never be, but over at I have posted a project called DT Hoods and am attempting to map neighborhoods and nearby points of interest near downtown […]

Parking In Downtown Raleigh May Get Easier Thanks To Open Data

Throughout the summer of this year, I’ve been part of a competition that started in April and ended yesterday with my team claiming victory. The North Carolina DataPalooza is an open-data competition where developers and entrepreneurs use open data to solve some of society’s problems. Hosted by the entrepreneurial co-working space HQ Raleigh and Forward […]

Merrimon-Wynne House To Be Renovated For Events Space

The Merrimon-Wynne House, one of the historic mansions along Blount Street, has been bought and is being renovated for use as event space. With their website claiming that they are already taking bookings in 2014, this looks like a very positive sign for the 4,800 square foot home. The website shows new floorplans for the […]

HUB Raleigh Contributes To The Evolution of Co-working in Downtown

Last week, HUB Raleigh had its official grand opening. This co-working space on Hillsborough Street adds to the growing startup scene and Innovate Raleigh initiative that continues to spread around downtown Raleigh. The space is set up for established startups in the area to work from so that they can tap the greater HUB network […]

Filling Empty Spaces The BEST Way Possible

The Hue storefront on January 29th A fun scavenger-hunt style post series I have are a few that talk about empty storefronts in downtown that should be filled with businesses. The latest was written back in May 2011 and I don’t think it’s been long enough for an update. Click on the link to visit […]

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The Walk Raleigh project is brought to you by the good folks at CityFabric. Their latest tweet is interesting, with an equivalent Facebook post mentioning more permanent signs. Incredibly positive response to our signs! We have a meeting with the city in a month! #walk #raleigh #community #health #interaction — WalkRaleigh (@WalkRaleigh) January 23, 2012

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