Pic of the Week
The storage facility being built on West South Street. It could be worse.
The photo above shows the site of Peace (unofficially Smokey Hollow), the 12-story apartment building planned at the corner of Peace and West Streets. Foundation work has been going strong for awhile and recently, I noticed the foundation for a tower crane pop up. Seems like we’ll be seeing this project rise up soon.
Here’s the latest update on Boylan Flats. The project is still kind of a mystery with no confirmed report of what this 48-unit building will be. The strongest rumor is it is an extended-stay hotel. That could be the case as there will only be 37 parking spaces, according to the site plan, which is […]
It has been a year since the 2017 fire and things are still not cleaned up on Jones Street. The Link apartments seem back to normal on the outside and West Street is now open. The Metropolitan, shown above, is rising up again but across the street, there’s still lots of work to be done. […]
The bike parking scene is strong these days on the 200 block of South Wilmington Street. Two bike corrals have popped up near the crosswalk into GoRaleigh Station. The first incorporates street art and decorative planters. The second is shaped like a car, a common tool used to show that multiple bikes (people) consume much […]
Email readers: This blog post has a virtual reality image. Read the post on the blog to see it. Click Here. Dillon. #downtownraleigh A post shared by Leo Suarez (@dtraleigh) on Feb 22, 2018 at 2:12pm PST I’m getting lots of love on the above photo I posted on Instagram and wanted to share it […]
Lobby of Two Hannover Square. February 2018. The lobby of Two Hannover Square is being renovated. A rendering of the new lobby is laid out on display, seen below, showing a sleeker, more modern space. This is probably a minor point by itself but with the recent renovation of One City Plaza maybe the tide […]
Steel rises at the site of One Glenwood. February 2018. Steel is starting to take shape at the site of One Glenwood. This and the Origin Hotel planned for across Morgan Street are really going to create that bookend feeling for Glenwood South. This complements our earlier discussions around the nearby Willard Hotel at the […]