Boutique Hotel Planned for Peace Street Pending Rezoning Request

At 615 West Peace Street, a request to rezone the property from 3 to 5 stories is working its way through the system. The developer wants to put a boutique hotel at the corner of Peace and Boylan. At this point, only the request and information about the required meeting with nearby residents is posted […]


Municipography: Peace Street West Streetscape Improvements

Municipography is a summary of current issues going through the Raleigh City Council and other municipal departments in the city. The point is to try to deliver any video, photos, and text associated with the discussions happening at City Hall or elsewhere. Since this is a downtown Raleigh blog, the focus is on the center […]


Weekend Video: Capital Boulevard Makeover

From the meeting this week hosted by NCDOT, the video above was being played on a loop at the Borden Building in Fred Fletcher Park Thursday evening. If you can’t see the embedded video, go here. The video is a great watch for those following this project and construction starts on Wade Avenue first this […]


Aerial Visualization of New Capital Boulevard Bridges

Thanks to a few readers who found this aerial visualization of the Peace Street and Wade Avenue Bridge replacement project. NCDOT should start this project this summer. For more on it, especially the Peace Street part, go here. [UPDATE:5-26-16] A raise of the glass goes out to Jim who made this overlay of projects on […]


Municipography, Capital Boulevard Bridges

Capital Boulevard going over Peace Street Municipography is a summary of current issues going through the Raleigh City Council and other municipal departments in the city. The point is to try to deliver any video, photos, and text associated with the discussions happening at City Hall or elsewhere. Since this is a downtown Raleigh blog, […]


Peace Street West Up For a Facelift

Intersection of Glenwood Avenue and Peace Street Here’s a project that’s moving forward after being on hold for a few years. Peace Street West, referred to as the street between West and St. Mary’s Street, is due for some streetscape improvements. This will include new sidewalks, burying of utility lines, consolidation of driveways, and other […]


Flurry of Activity on East Peace Street

Corner of Peace and Person Streets I recently took a walk around East Peace Street and there is just so much happening here these days. On this particular weekday morning, the sounds of construction dominate. The hum of machinery, the beeping of vehicles, the hammering of nails are just some of the things you hear […]


Square Loop is Approved at Capital Boulevard and Peace Street

Capital Boulevard bridge over Peace Street Just a quick one today. At yesterday’s Raleigh City Council meeting, approval was given for the NCDOT recommended P5 alternative, also known as “the square loop.” We’ve gone over this plan for that area before so I’ll recommend you jump to a November 2013 post. I feel the P5 […]


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