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Raleigh, Then and Now: Boylan Bridge Brewpub

Built in 1949, 201 S. Boylan Avenue is an early example of Raleigh modernist architecture and was first home to Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co. PPG occupied the space until the early 1970s when the building changed ownership. Now, it is occupied by Boylan Bridge Brewpub, a bar/restaurant that boasts “The best view in Raleigh.”


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    • Jeff Cherry: Edwin McNeill Poteat was the pastor at Pullen Memorial Baptist Church on Hillsborough St. I believe the...
    • Interested: It looks like I answered Maggi before. I plead insanity.
    • Interested: Maggi, i too remember Hysterical Oakwood and still refer to it as that. It would have been in the...
    • Curt: Perhaps the postcard image reminded the Strands of St. Catherine‚Äôs High School in Racine, WI. The town is 27...
    • phil: i worked in the education bldg. for my first full time job out of school, 1974-1977. it had not changed at that...
    • phil: man, the boylan ave. bridge. i worked for the engineering firm that designed the new one in its place. i still...
    • phil: enjoyed the photos and info. about the raleigh christmas parade as it was held at nighttime in the 60;s. my...
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