Category: Home & Garden

Building Together — A community contributes, Boys & Girls Clubs benefits

by Liza Roberts The elegant brick house in Raleigh’s Country Club Hills rose quickly over the last several months. From initial concept to fully furnished showcase, the construction of the 6,000 square-foot, $1,999,900 residence on Granville Drive relied, as most high-end…

The Long View, A New Purpose for the Poe House

by Jessie Ammons Tucked behind WakeMed hospital at the end of an unassuming side street stands a stately stone house, a gracious counterpoint to the health care center’s sprawling clinical grounds. “It’s always  had a great spirit,” says Diane Smith, whose…

UNC President Margaret Spellings makes her historic house her home

by Liza Roberts photographs by Catherine Nguyen A little over a year ago, newly elected UNC President Margaret Spellings walked for the first time under the monumental portico of the 1907 Neoclassical house on Franklin Street that serves as the President’s home….

Art & home

by Liza Roberts photographs by Catherine Nguyen “I’m a bit of an art addict,” says Raleighite Carole Anders, “and enjoy using my home as a ‘gallery.’” Sharing her love of North Carolina painting, sculpture, glass, and ceramics – with friends, charitable organizations,…