Pic of the Week
A crane is up at the site of the Elan Apartments on Wilmington Street. This is one of the quietest projects I’ve ever seen with very little information about it out on the web. With the potential for many more residents on this end of Peace Street it could significantly increase the pedestrian traffic. Glenwood […]
Photo by Jennifer Wig via Raleigh Public Record For downtowners, this is the only photo that should go viral. There are a select few coffee shops and restaurants that are open during this winter storm. Enjoy it and stay safe!
A sunny, winter day along Hillsborough Street. The rotund building on Hillsborough Street that we all either love or hate has some news this week. The former Clarion hotel has now changed back to a Holiday Inn. This coincides with some renovations to the lobby, rooms, and front entrance including a new sidewalk plaza out […]
A crane for the Skyhouse Raleigh project towers over City Market. Under gray skies on the day before New Year’s Eve, there was activity on the Skyhouse Raleigh site. The tower crane was being put together, showing positive signs for active construction at the corner of Blount and Martin Streets in the new year. Here’s […]
An expansion being done at the Marbles Kid’s Museum. The Kid Grid exhibit will go here, partly thanks to a $1 million grant from ABB, Inc. The Raleigh Public Record reported on this back in July. Marbles President Sally Edwards said Kid Grid will teach children about the Smart Grid and will be a full […]
The apartments currently under construction at 425 Boylan.
Red Red Hat by dtraleigh, on Flickr Red Hat’s new signage towers high over Wilmington Street.
SECU Tower on Salisbury Street The SECU Tower on Salisbury Street looks very close to being finished. Walking by, you can see the lobby needs just a little more work before it’s done. This is my favorite modern building in downtown Raleigh.