Goodnight Raleigh - a look at the art, architecture, history, and people of the city at night

Visual Narrative: Skyline 2012

For the first couple of years at Goodnight Raleigh, we posted mostly photos without much history and information. The Visual Narrative is a new monthly series where we return to that original style by bringing you a variety of photos around a common theme, with a minimal amount of words. The first entry to this new series is Skyline 2012, a current look at the tall buildings in our city.

Salisbury Street

Wilmington Street looking south, with the blue glow from the Hudson

Wilmington Street looking north, with the blue glow from the Hudson

Red Hat Tower. Prediction: Red Hat's arrival will mark the biggest shift in demographics of downtown residents in recent memory

Fayetteville Street looking north

Fayetteville Street looking south

Sky over the Convention Center

The Shimmer Wall

One of the classic spots to capture the skyline

The new Wake County Justice Center, still under construction

SECU Tower under construction

Wilmington Street, looking south

Dusk

 


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