Weekend Exposure: The Boiling Wye

The Boylan Wye, April 2016. Click for larger I call it the “Boiling” Wye as the activity has really heated up! The photo above was taken from the Boylan Avenue bridge and ahead of the Raleigh skyline, you can see the construction site of the upcoming Raleigh Union Station. More than the building itself, work […]


Pic of the Week

The future Raleigh Union Station has been stripped down to its steel bones. The renovation of the former warehouse building for Raleigh’s new train station is creating a flurry of activity at the south end of West Street in the Warehouse District. The new station is scheduled to open in 2017.


Pic of the Week

Demolition was taking place last week in front of the future Raleigh Union Station site. The smaller warehouse in front was planned to be removed for a grand entrance plaza for the train station. Below is a rendering of that entrance plaza.


Union Station December 2015 Update

Not a breaking update but rather, here’s what we know so far. I walked by the site recently and still nothing new since the groundbreaking took place in May. (that’s seven months ago) It seems we’ve been going through a financial obstacle course with this project. All interested should jump to the project page on […]


Pic of the Week

Fencing has gone up around the future Raleigh Union Station. Perhaps things will start soon. Hat tip to Richard. Thanks!


Raleigh Union Station Construction, Summer 2015

This past weekend, I stepped out onto the end of Martin Street real quick to see if there was anything going on at the Raleigh Union Station construction site. The photo above was taken on Saturday and shows no visible signs of construction. (except the street barricades) Perhaps last minute plans are still being worked […]


Union Station Groundbreaking on Social Media

Email readers: This blog post has embedded tweets and photos. Read the post on the blog to see them if they are not appearing for you. I unfortunately could not make it to the Union Station groundbreaking yesterday but I wanted to gather up a few posts from Twitter and Instagram so that others that […]


Union Station Groundbreaking is May 8

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