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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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    Catch 22
    Catch 22 is a modern baroque aesthetic clothing boutique that offers bold designs, funky accessories, and evening essentials, handpicked from the hottest designers at notably affordable prices.
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    Dos TaQuitos Centro
    Dos TaQuitos Centro restaurant reflects the music, art and food of Mexico. Voted Indy's “Best of the Triangle 2008,” the owner refers to the decor as “an organized mess,” while the menu features some of the Triangle's favorite Mexican fare.
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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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    Knockabout is a unique gift shop for the creative class featuring items you won't find in any mall. Many of the crafts are made by talented North Carolina artisans. Be sure to visit the bakery and try one of their freshly made cookies.
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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.


DRA Annual Meeting + Downtown Achievement Awards Ceremony


  • Thursday, February 15, 2018 5:30 pm - 8 pm

LOCATION: Raleigh Convention Center - 500 S Salisbury St

The Downtown Raleigh Alliance (DRA) cordially invites you to its Annual Meeting + Downtown Achievement Awards Ceremony to celebrate individuals, businesses, and organizations whose contributions are making a significant impact on the downtown renaissance.  Join us for the premier networking event for stakeholders and community advocates interested in supporting a vibrant downtown.  Throughout the evening you will hear directly from our leadership team about the role DRA plays in the revitalization of the center city and celebrate downtown's progress with those that share a vested interest in its growth. 

Early bird registration is open until Friday, December 29:

DRA Members: $70

DRA NON-Members: $85

Register Now

Agenda and additional info to follow. All sales are final. No tickets will be provided. Registered attendees will have a nametag available at the registration desk. If you need to make adjustments to attendee names, please contact us at office@downtownraleigh.org.













The YMCA of the Triangle


Clark Nexsen

Friends of the NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Hobby Properties


JDavis Architects

Kane Realty Corporation

The Spectrum Companies

Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP



18 Seaboard

Allied Universal

AT&T North Carolina

Blue Ridge Realty

CALYX Engineers + Consultants

Campbell University School of Law

Clancy & Theys Construction Company

Colliers International

French | West | Vaughan

Highwoods Properties, Inc.

NAI Carolantic Realty

Pepsi Bottling Ventures


US Foods