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Old 04-03-2007, 04:58 PM
 
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Today was a really beautiful day so I took a quick walk around downtown on my lunch break. I snapped a few pics starting at the Seaboard Station area which is located just North of Peace Street and made my way South through downtown to the newly opened Fayetteville Street Area. This is by no means a comprehensive look at downtown, just a few specific areas. Hopefulyl it will give out of town folks a better idea of what some of downtown looks like during the typical business day. I will come back to this thread in the future and add pics of the Glenwood Avenue South and Moore Square areas soon. I posted a bunch of picutres here so I made the made them a little smaller so they would load faster.

These pictures were taken on 4/3/2007

The following four picutres are of he Seaboard Station Area which is a newly renovated area of downtown conveinent to the Historic Mordecai Neighborhood. From here I worked my way south to Fayetteville Street.

The Seaboard Wine Store, Ace Hardware, and soon to be Seaboard Fitness Center



New Downtown Grocery!


Logans Nursery



Seaboard 18 ~ Nice New Restaurant along with other new retail



Working my way South I next encountered the Downtown Government Complex



View Looking Down Wilmington Street







Folks Leaving the Downtown Museum Area



North Carolina Legislative Building



View Looking at area outside of Museum of Natural Science and Museum of History (lots of field trips today!)











Views of the State Capitol Building and surrounding area















View of Wachovia Buidling



View looking Down Fayetteville Street



Various Fayetteville Street Shots



















View of Constrcution of RBC Plaza (Mixed use Development)



More Shots Along Fayetteville Street













View of the Downtown Convention Center Project



View of some other redevelopemnt project along Davie Street Downtown



View of Artspace Art Studios (Check them out on First Fridays!)

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Old 04-03-2007, 05:06 PM
 
Location: Downtown Raleigh, NC
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Thanks for some more great photos North Raleigh Guy!
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Old 04-03-2007, 05:24 PM
 
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That looks like one clean city coming from jersey trust me. I cant wait Im in realestate investing, buying and renting , and buying older buildings and convertring them to apts or condos it looks like there is alot of opportunity there Nj and nY are so expensive I can't make any money up here. What do you think? oh plus the houses Im looking at around 200k would be 500 up here plus the taxes are 2k up here 7 k thats nice .
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Old 04-03-2007, 05:53 PM
 
Location: Chapel Hill
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Thank you so much for those photos North Raleigh Guy. While we were down there we spent a lot of time in Chapel Hill/Carrboro and Cary but almost no time in Raleigh (we drove down the main highway and back basically) so it's nice to see what we missed. I especially like the look of the museum area. I am looking forward to checking it out for myself.

Does anyone know if there is public transportation from Chapel Hill to downtown Raleigh? I am not good at driving in big cities and it would be nice to not have to rely on my husband all the time.
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Old 04-03-2007, 06:36 PM
 
Location: Oxnard, CA on the way to Raleigh NC
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THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU............................

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Old 04-03-2007, 07:55 PM
 
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Always enjoy looking at the pictures! Thanks! My first thought was how clean the city looked.....wow.........very nice.
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Old 04-03-2007, 08:37 PM
 
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Good job as always, NRG. Nice to see so many of my stomping grounds in one photo collection.

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Does anyone know if there is public transportation from Chapel Hill to downtown Raleigh? I am not good at driving in big cities and it would be nice to not have to rely on my husband all the time.
The Triangle Transit Authority (TTA) runs all the bus routes between the various Triangle area cities. At least one or two routes run between CH and Ral.
Take a look at GoTriangle.org for maps and schedules of TTA, as well as the city bus systems of Raleigh, Durham, ChapelHill/Carrboro, and Cary, all at one website.
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Old 04-03-2007, 10:17 PM
 
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Wow! Great pictures!! Thank you so much for posting. We took a quick drive down by the state house during our visit in January, but we missed 98% of the city, based on your photos.

Were all those cranes (in the background of many of the photos) working on the convention center, or is there more construction going on? Is there a lot of new construction planned for downtown?
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Old 04-04-2007, 12:27 AM
 
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ok, I am from the south so I can say this....Only in the south in the summer do you see men wearing navy blue blazers with white slacks

NRG, you are amazing. Thanks for taking the time to do this. It really does help out those of us who are too far away to visit before we move.
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Old 04-04-2007, 06:16 AM
 
Location: Cary, NC
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NRG,
Another great job!
I have a similar shot of the WWII monument beside the Capitol Building, with Wachovia Building peaking over.
Mix of New, Older, and Much Older, like a lot of Downtown Raleigh.
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