A Walk Up North West Street

Staring down North West Street at Hillsborough Street On an early morning weekday, I went for a walk up North West Street to check out a few projects and take photos of the current state of the street. West Street is an important street in my opinion as it is a direct connection from the […]

The Link Apartments Tops Out

Well almost topped out. I took a walk around the site of The Link and this apartment project is currently in the “beehive” construction phase. The eastern most side of the building is topped out with the western half almost there. Last time we talked about The Link on the blog was in November 2014 […]

Glenwood South Construction Photos, November 2014

This week I went on a walk up and down Glenwood South and took some photos of random projects in the area. I just wanted to share some of them for those that haven’t been in that area recently. Corner of West and Jones Street. The Link Apartment projects will be going here. Carolina Ale […]

Crash of the Resident Wave, The Link Apartments Dig in on West Street (3/10)

This is part 3 of a 10 post series, rolled out all week, on residential projects in downtown Raleigh. Go here to see all the posts so far. It’s just a hole right now but not for long. The Link Apartments will bring 200 units between West and Harrington Streets along the north side of […]

Construction Starts on 200 Units at The Link Apartments in Glenwood South

There’s finally construction starting at the corner of West and Jones Street on the upcoming 200-unit apartment building called The Link Apartments. It’s not exciting to look at yet but what has been an empty lot since January 2009, should start to really fill in. The demolition of small buildings here took place over five […]

A Year Later, Ground Breaking Approaches on The Link Apartments

Intersection of West and Jones Streets, January 2014. It was practically a year ago that we heard that the on-hold Powerhouse Plaza, an 11-story tower with hotel and office space, switched to an apartment project. The rest of 2013 was pretty quiet about this upcoming residential building but now, according to this TBJ article, Grubb […]

Powerhouse Plaza Flips From Hotel and Office to Apartments

Surprise, surprise. Another on-hold project, Powerhouse Plaza, goes the apartment route. The once planned 11-story mixed use building for Glenwood South, at the corner of West and Jones Street, was planned to have retail, office, and possibly a Hyatt hotel. The rendering for the old building still exists on Cline Design’s website so take a […]

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