Divisadero Parklet – SF Pavement to Parks by jeremyashaw, on Flickr Raleigh’s Urban Design Center is hosting a meetup next week to discuss parklets. These ‘sidewalk extensions’ or ‘pop-up mini-parks’ are a new trend in urban areas that attempt to bring more public space to pedestrians. Wikipedia states: A parklet is a small space serving […]
The Raleigh Urban Design Center (UDC) and the Downtown Raleigh Alliance are hosting a few listening sessions this week and next. The topic will be on your perception of downtown Raleigh. I emailed a bit with the UDC’s Rachel Freyer to find out more. What can one expect at these listening sessions? The listening sessions […]
Last year, the city museum on Fayetteville Street went through a few changes. The Raleigh City Museum is now the City of Raleigh Museum, with a whole new ‘COR’ branding scheme. They are in the process of upgrading and this weekend, the folks behind the COR Museum are having a fundraiser, not just to help […]
Raleigh Union Station Public Workshop Date/Time: Wed., May 1 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Contemporary Art Museum 409 West Martin Street Raleigh, NC 27601 Round 2 of the public information sessions on Raleigh Union Station is coming up on May 1. All the information is in the image above.
The first of a few public information sessions about Raleigh’s train station upgrade, Union station, is coming up. On March 6, come down to the session to see renderings and plans for the new station in the warehouse district. Citizens will be given the opportunity to comment and give feedback towards the future design steps. […]
There are some very interesting forums coming up on the topic of urban design in Raleigh. As the downtown Raleigh master plan gets a reboot from the one we are now experiencing, drawn up over ten years ago, these talks are great to get a little educated on the issues the city faces and how […]
A TIGER grant of $21 million bucks was awarded to our city for ongoing work towards Union Station. On August 6, the city, NCDOT, and Triangle Transit are having an information session with more information and everyone is invited to the Convention Center to get all their questions answered. The information session is from 5pm-7pm […]
The BEST team has been busy this year and excitement is brewing for one of their largest upcoming projects yet. I’ve highlighted them before and the all-volunteer group is planning a new mural for one of the Dillon supply buildings in the warehouse district. The new mural will take up an entire block on the […]