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    Artspace
    Mixed media artist and clothing designer Marie Cordella is just one of the 40 artists whose work can be viewed at ArtSpace, a visual art center that features 23 open studios, three exhibition galleries, lectures, classes and many other stimulating art events.
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    North Carolina State Capitol
    The North Carolina State Capitol, completed in 1840, is one of the finest and best-preserved examples of a major civic building in the Greek Revival style of architecture. It is a National Historic Landmark.
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    Blount Street was once home to rich industrialists and prominent civic leaders, as evidenced by these beautiful, historic homes. Nearby Blount Street Commons, currently under construction, will soon add even more residences, retail shops and parks.
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    Father and Son Antiques
    Father and Son Antiques is home to a bounty of collectables and oddities, from mid-century designs and vintage threads to '50s kitch, tiki, mod, and much more.
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    Wachovia IMAX Theater
    This architectural sculpture marks the entrance of the Wachovia IMAX Theater at Marbles Kids Museum, which provides a larger-than-life movie experience for kids of all ages.
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    Raleigh Times Bar
    The Raleigh Times Bar is located in the beautifully restored 100-year-old former home of the city's evening newspaper. Featuring creative takes on classic bar fare, and an amazing beer selection.

Districts

Moore Square

Listed on the National of Historic Places, Moore Square Park offers a nice getaway for downtown employees looking for a relaxing space in Raleigh’s central business district. Along with the Wells Fargo IMAX Theatre, Marbles Kids Museum attracts over 600,000 visitors making this district a popular family destination. The historic City Market offers an eclectic collection of independent retail stores and great restaurants surrounded by charming cobblestone streets. This district also has art galleries that are anchored by Raleigh’s Artspace – a 30,000 square foot historic building that has 25 dedicated studios for artists. The Moore Square Transit Center creates a big-city feel in this area that comes with the hustle-and-bustle of over 15,000 daily commuters. Most recently, Moore Square has attracted strong restaurant operators who are positioning the district as a dining destination. There are over 500 apartments slated during the next two to three years, adding a big-city feel to the district.

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