• What's This?
    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.
  • What's This?
    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.
  • What's This?
    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.
  • What's This?
    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.
  • What's This?
    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.
  • What's This?
    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.
  • What's This?
    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.
  • What's This?
    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.
  • What's This?
    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.



Officers and Executive Committee

Sharon Moe,
Sr. Vice President - Market President, North State Bank

Neil Gray, Treasurer / Chair-Elect

President, JDavis

Jon Wilson, Immediate Past Chair
Principal, Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.

Joseph ′Bo′ Dempster, Jr., Legal Counsel
Partner, Poyner Spruill

Pam Blondin, Secretary

Owner, Deco Raleigh and Deco Home

Sally Edwards, At-Large

President and CEO, Marbles Kids Museum & IMAX Theatre

D. O'Hara Macken, At-Large

Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Ipreo

Caroline F. Welch, At-Large

General Manager and President, ABC11 Eyewitness News

Kristopher Larson, President and CEO*

Downtown Raleigh Alliance


DeLisa Alexander
Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer, Red Hat

Marty Clayton
District Manager, Duke Energy

Adrienne Cole*
President and CEO, Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce

Leon Cox
General Manager, Sheraton Raleigh Hotel

Courtney Crowder
President, Crowder Consulting, LLC

Robert Doreauk
Regional Director - External Affairs, AT&T North Carolina

Denny Edwards*
President and CEO, Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

Sue Glennon
Vice President, Product Development, Hampton Inn & Suites Hotel at Glenwood South/Comfort Suites Regency Park

Cameron Gorse
Downtown Resident, SkyHouse Raleigh Apartments

Jim Greene*
Assistant City Manager, City of Raleigh

Tyler Helikson
Co-Founder, Happy + Hale

Robby Lawson
Downtown Resident, The Dawson Condominiums
Partner, Williams Mullen

Sean Malone*
President and CEO, Dorothea Dix Park Conservancy

David Meeker
Owner, Carpenter Real Estate, LLC

Joe Meir
President, Blue Ridge Realty, Inc.

Van Nolintha
Owner, Bida Manda and Brewery Bhavana

Sarah Powers
Executive Director, City of Raleigh Arts

Rebecca Quinn-Wolf
Vice President, Director of Client and Community Relations, PNC

Brian Ralph
President, William Peace University

Jason Smith
Chef/Proprietor, 18 Restaurant Group

Doug Warf
Chief Marketing Officer, MDO Holdings and O2 Fitness Clubs