On October 24th, 2009, City Plaza was officially opened during Raleigh Wide Open 4. The open space towards the southern end of Fayetteville Street was called downtown Raleigh’s living room and for one year today it has served a unique purpose for downtown. City Plaza has hosted a plethora of events from music and art [...]
Formerly located at Moore Square, the Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market is a vibrant new addition to City Plaza and is downtown Raleigh’s premier venue for locally grown produce and artisan food. Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market.
I took this picture on Saturday while walking on Fayetteville Street and enjoying the great weather. Cars were parking on City Plaza! The plaza had a little activity that day because of the Home Show that was at the Raleigh Convention Center. Also, the Krispy Kreme was getting some good business and customers were sitting [...]
Six chess tables will be on the sidewalks of Fayetteville Street near City Plaza. This is not the first time tables have been on the street.
The light towers of City Plaza. Click image for larger version.
The Collectors Gallery, one of downtown Raleigh’s oldest art galleries, will move from City Market to the more central location in time for the Raleigh Wide Open Festival on Oct. 23. via Raleigh art gallery moving to City Plaza – Arts & Living – News & Observer.
Assembly of the four City Plaza light towers is underway. From the city’s press release: The 50-foot light towers are the centerpiece art work for City Plaza, that also serve a practical application. Created by renowned Greensboro artist Jim Gallucci, the light towers will allow for varying levels of lights for a myriad of uses [...]
As the City Plaza project nears its completion, three City-commissioned art projects are also being developed. At Tuesdayâ€™s Raleigh City Council meeting, Raleigh Arts Commission chair Laura Raynor described each project and said that each work will make a unique mark on Downtown Raleigh, just in time for Raleigh Wide Open 4, Oct. 24 via [...]