First National Bank Announces Plans to Anchor 22-Story FNB Tower at 501 Fayetteville Street

Announced on Tuesday May 23, First National Bank will be the anchor tenant of FNB Tower, the former Charter Square north project that we have been tracking here on the blog. Jump straight to the press release for full details. The key points to pull out from the release are: 22-story development called FNB Tower […]

Charter Square North Changes Looks Yet Again

More matching the already built south tower, the Raleigh appearance commission will be reviewing the latest renderings of the Charter Square north tower with this rendering above. The 23-story, mixed-use tower has been in the planning stages for quite a few years so could this finally be the final design? I personally was a fan […]

Updated Renderings of Charter Square North

Charter Square North, South and North elevation. Click for larger Last week’s Raleigh Appearance Commission meeting contained a site plan review for the north tower of Charter Square. Included in the agenda are some renderings that I wanted to post here. You can also watch the presentation from the architects that took place at the […]

Pic of the Week

Click for larger, wider view. The south tower of Charter Square is having a grand opening today. From the press release: The latest addition to the Raleigh skyline, Charter Square, officially opens this week. Located at the south end of Fayetteville Street, one of the most prominent addresses in Wake County, Charter Square is welcoming […]

Charter Square Accident

Downtown Raleigh will keep moving along but I wanted to put something up here for those that were injured and lost their lives putting together a piece of something that we keep an eye on constantly here on the blog. Please take a pause or a moment of silence sometime soon for the families and […]

Pic of the Week

Here’s the view of Charter Square from East Lenoir Street. The glass going up has a nice blue and green, kind of aqua-marine hue to it. The building should be done by this summer.

More to Charter Square Than Just a Tower

Click for larger Here’s a nice Fall photo of the Charter Square construction site on the south end of Fayetteville Street. The southern tower has topped out and siding is starting to rise up along each side. You can also see the space for the future northern tower to the right in the foreground. What […]

Pic of the Week

The Charter Square construction site seen from City Plaza. This is the first tower of the two-tower project.

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