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Imprint Award Winners - State of Downtown 2023

Downtown Raleigh Alliance honored three significant construction projects with Imprint Awards at the State of Downtown Raleigh 2023 event, Wednesday, September 13th. 

Imprint Awards are given to major developments that contribute to the forward momentum of Downtown Raleigh and invest more than $2 million in downtown. 

This year’s Imprint Award recipients include Seaboard Station Phase I - The Signal, The Dukes at City View, and North Carolina Freedom Park.

Seaboard Station Phase I - The Signal

721 Halifax St.

The Signal is the first phase of the Seaboard Station mixed-use redevelopment. This first phase includes 298 apartments and 30,000 SF of retail focused on food and beverage, and was financed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Investment: $100 million

Units / SF: 298 residential and 30,000 retail square feet

Development Team

  • Developer: Hoffman & Associates 
  • Architect: Cline Design Associates 
  • Master Planner: Streetworks Studio 
  • General Contractor: Clancy & Theys 
  • Civil Engineer: Stewart / Swift Partners 
  • Interior Designer: Cline Design Associates 
  • Landscape Design: Stewart
  • Financial Partners: United Bank

Photo courtesy of Creative Media Impressions by Curtis Adams Jr.

The Dukes at City View

409 W Lenoir St.

A designed collection of eight townhomes with rooftop views of the city. This collection is located in the burgeoning Warehouse District. Half of the townhomes were pre-sold prior to finishing construction.

Units: Eight Townhomes

Development Team

  • Developer: Dukes Properties & Construction, LLC
  • Interior Design: Design by Loczi
  • Architect: Cline Design Associates
  • Structural Engineer: Stewart

North Carolina Freedom Park

218 N Wilmington St.

Downtown’s newest park is dedicated to the African American experience and struggle for freedom in North Carolina. The $5.4 million park features inspiring quotes inscribed on the walls from various voices throughout the struggle for freedom. The park is located in the Capital District of Downtown Raleigh, between the State Legislature and the Governor's Mansion. The 1 acre park was designed by internationally recognized architect Phil Freelon.

Investment: $5.4 million

Size: 1 acre

Development Team

  • Developer: North Carolina Freedom Monument Project
  • Architect: Phil Freelon and Perkins Eastman
  • General Contractor: Holt Brothers Construction Company