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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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    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.


Become a Member of the Downtown Raleigh Alliance

Our members are important to us.  These individuals and businesses demonstrate continued commitment to a strong, healthy Downtown Raleigh. 

Join the Alliance today and enjoy the benefits of membership and be a part of the revitalization taking place in downtown.  To learn more about member benefits, click here.  To view the full list of Downtown Raleigh Alliance members, click here.

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  • Business owners whose success is aided by an attractive, healthy and vital business environment
  • Retailers and restaurateurs who recognize that a healthy and prosperous business community will increase sales and traffic to their business, and that cooperative programming provides opportunities to develop new customers and relationships
  • Corporate executives who understand that the success of nearby commercial districts helps attract and maintain a quality workforce
  • Downtown professionals, managers, consultants, developers, lawyers, accountants and others who share our vision for the future of downtown Raleigh
  • Residents who take pride in downtown Raleigh and understand that people really make a difference in shaping the future of the place they call home
  • Non-profit organizations who know that a healthy community can only improve the economic environment in which they operate and seek funding support
  • Individuals who understand the importance of a friendly, welcoming and safe business district for the benefit of the entire community
  • Friends of the Business Improvement District who support the activities of the downtown business community and who have developed personal and professional relationships with businesses that are located here