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

The Essence of Time – Raleigh Timelapse

Zail Smith, a freshman at NC State, created the above timelapse video of Raleigh for his final design project.

Cup A Joe

A long lived landmark in a rapidly changing part of Hillsborough Street.

Swimming Through the Trees

Someone painted a mermaid on the water tower of Tower Street, and at night it appears she is swimming through the trees.


Discuss Raleigh

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    • LJG: Google Earth shows a black roof w/ lots of HVAC equipment there.
    • Pam: I am looking for some history on the Holiday Inn that describes the pool that was on the roof! I was there in...
    • Arjoon: Nicely written and properly explained article. Thanks for sharing your experience with us.
    • Mike Bozart: My family and a childhood friend stayed there in 1977. Funny how I thought about that motel some...
    • Krystyna: This design is spectacular! You definitely know how to keep a reader entertained. Between your wit and your...
    • Jim: Does anyone remember “Table Supply”? It was located just on the right of the Hobby Shop and was...
    • Sara Wilson Dubman: Do you remember Jimmy Simpson’s? We used to go there after school from Hugh Morison to have a...
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