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    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.


Fayetteville Street

Known for its world-class theater venues, skyscrapers full of Class A office space, an outdoor amphitheater, Fayetteville Street bustles with business and commerce during the day and pulses with youthful energy at night. At the heart of Fayetteville Street, City Plaza is downtown’s premier location for outdoor events and festivals throughout the year.  With a growing array of distinctive restaurants, bars, and boutiques, this cosmopolitan district has been named “Great Main Street” of downtown.  New developments, Charter Square, the L Building, and 227, will add a total of 650,000 sq ft of mixed-use space to the district.

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