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A Walk Up Peace Street

Peace Street, September 2017 Warning! (or treat!) This will be an image-heavy post. I had the pleasure of taking a walk up Peace Street recently, during rush hour, to witness all the demolition and work taking place around the Capital Boulevard bridge. We’ve all been following the work in this area for awhile but when […]


New Upfit Activities in the Moore Square Historic District

Rendering for new storefront at 211 South Wilmington There’s work taking place in the Moore Square Historic District that may see new life in older buildings. Currently under review by the Raleigh Historic Development Commission is a new storefront for 211 South Wilmington. The building will be upfit with a new storefront that aims to […]


Pic of the Week

Townhomes on West Street The townhomes called West + Lenoir are taking shape along West Street. The units are almost all sold at the time of this writing.


Pic of the Week

The NitNeil Partners storage facility on South is starting to take form. The four-story project will, fortunately, be much more urban in form than the newer ones popping up on Capital Boulevard. Just take a look at their rendering below. Rendering courtesy of Nitneil Partners


The Apartment Mid-rise Boom is Fading in Downtown Raleigh

It hit me recently during a conversation in a downtown coffee shop that The Metropolitan apartments would have seen residents moving in this month. If you don’t know the history, the project, while under construction, met an unfortunate fate and went up in flames in March of this year. The developers plan to rebuild and […]


Checking in on The Saint townhomes

Construction underway at The Saint Construction for 17 new townhomes is underway along St. Mary’s Street between Jones and Lane Street. Called The Saint, these units are being billed as luxury with price tags on the higher end of the spectrum for downtown Raleigh townhomes. A quick visit to the location recently shows the foundation […]


Change in Design for City Gateway

Click for larger City Gateway, the 10-story, energy-positive building planned for Kindley Street, is going through a bit of a design change. Peaking at the submitted Administrative Alternate for Design (AAD-24-17) on the city’s website, we can see some newer renderings for the building. The change in materials and setback can be seen in these […]


Pic of the Week

The Residence Inn is now complete and open for business. While the new hotel’s grand opening should be next month, it won’t stop anyone from booking a room today. The ground-floor restaurant is still a work-in-progress and the retail space at the corner of Lenoir and Salisbury Street is looking for a tenant. However, the […]


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