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Raleigh rezones US 401 site for mixed-use project

Posted April 5, 2011

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— The Raleigh City Council voted 7-1 Tuesday to approve rezoning land on Louisburg Road just north of Interstate 540 for a mixed-use development.

Council members also approved a master plan for the 402-acre 5401 North project, which will include up to 2,250 single- and multi-family residential units, 1.6 million square feet of office and commercial space, a middle school and a community park.

Councilman Thomas Crowder was the lone vote against the plan.

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  • monarchrh Apr 7, 2011

    Way to go Raleigh! With an ear to the ground, I believe that all urban centers will be gravitating toward a "new urbanism" sensibility when it comes to future planning and we will see a lot more mixed used development projects in the coming years.

  • concreteman Apr 5, 2011

    Speaking of mega multiuse developments, whatever happended to the Wendell Falls project off of US 64?