Planning DT Raleigh


Chavis Park Master Plan Meeting on February 16

Downtown Raleigh and Chavis Park, photo by Lift Aerial One could argue that Chavis Park is basically downtown Raleigh’s main park. A new master plan for the historic park that sits to the southeast of the city’s center has been in the works for most of last year and the final meeting on the phase […]


Heck-Andrews House Sold By The State

The Heck-Andrews house in a 2009 photo. After being owned by the state for about 30 years, the elegant Heck-Andrews house has finally been sold. The N.C. Association of Realtors will pay $1.5 million for the house. Important to note is that this sale is part of the governor’s plans to revitalize the state government […]


Interview with the Mayor on YouTube

If the video doesn’t show for you, go to A Few Minutes with the Mayor – Episode 1 on YouTube. I wanted to share this quick interview with the mayor where she discusses some big things planned for 2016 in and out of downtown Raleigh. Enjoy!


Municipography, Downtown Hotel Parking and Moore Square Transit Station Renovation

Click for larger Municipography is a summary of current issues going through the Raleigh City Council and other municipal departments in the city. The point is to try to deliver any video, photos, and text associated with the discussions happening at City Hall or elsewhere. Since this is a downtown Raleigh blog, the focus is […]


Municipography, Capital Boulevard Bridges

Capital Boulevard going over Peace Street Municipography is a summary of current issues going through the Raleigh City Council and other municipal departments in the city. The point is to try to deliver any video, photos, and text associated with the discussions happening at City Hall or elsewhere. Since this is a downtown Raleigh blog, […]


Reading Through the 2015 Downtown Hotel Market Study

In December 2014, the city started the process on a downtown hotels feasibility study. These efforts were to understand the Raleigh hotel market better and determine the benefits of going after another large hotel in the downtown area in order to support much larger conventions than we have today. It has been widely talked about […]


Municipography, Downtown Raleigh Plan

Municipography is a summary of current issues going through the Raleigh City Council and other municipal departments in the city. The point is to try to deliver any video, photos, and text associated with the discussions happening at City Hall or elsewhere. Since this is a downtown Raleigh blog, the focus is on the center […]


Downtown Rezoning

Downtown Raleigh Proposed Rezoning map. Click for larger image or get the pdf. Here’s a quick one while I catch up after a long vacation. Tonight’s City Council meeting has lots of good stuff in it but the highlight will be the Rezoning Public Hearing section under the new Unified Development Ordinance. Above is the […]


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