Wake County Justice Center Opens Today

Today, the Wake County Justice Center officially opens. If you’re nearby, you can catch the ribbon cutting at 11am and parts of the building are open for public viewing following it. This building will greatly compliment the Wake County Courthouse, helping to offload a lot of activity that takes place there. They say the building […]


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The Wake County Justice Center dominates the intersection of McDowell and Martin Streets. Almost three years ago, there was just a hole at this site. For more trips down memory lane, over four years ago we’ve discussed the project and what buildings it has replaced. The ugly parking deck, the Garland Jones building, and the […]


Rising Steel All Over Downtown Raleigh

This is a small gallery showing construction around downtown Raleigh. Click the photos for a larger image. The Justice Center appears to be topped off and is taking shape into the Raleigh Skyline. A family poses for a portrait in front of the globe, a part of the upcoming Nature Research Center, now being pieced […]


Downtown Raleigh Construction Projects To Watch In 2011

2010 did not have a lot of new construction taking place so the development fanboys might be disappointed. 2011 may surprise us, or it may not. Either way, let’s go into the new year with a list of what action there is to follow. AIANC Center for Architecture and Design Rendering of the new AIANC […]


Pic of the Week

At the corner of Davie and McDowell Street is a small structure that was put up a month or two ago. On the fence around it reads: Exterior Wall Systems Mockup Wake County Justice Center The Justice Center is now under construction and this mockup gives you an idea of what the exterior will look […]


Pic of the Week

Steel rises out of the ground at the Justice Center construction site at Salisbury and Martin Streets.


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Triple craning it for the Justice Center Expansion.


Pic of the Week

The Wake County Justice Center expansion site is buzzing with construction activity. The base of the future three tower cranes can be seen in this picture. Click for a larger view.


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