Category: Walter Profile

WALTER PROFILE: Master Builder: Phil Freelon

Master Builder Phil Freelon by J. Michael Welton photographs by Lissa Gottwals (unless otherwise noted) Durham-based architect Phil Freelon’s life story has played out as one of victory, tragedy, and grace under pressure. His career – perhaps unrivalled by any North…

Bee City: Alice Hinman keeps it buzzing

by Hampton Williams Hofer photographs by Peter Hoffman Alice Hinman is a regular at many of Raleigh’s hottest spots: Kings, Centro, Garland, Standard Foods, Big Boss Brewing Company, Stanbury.  She hits them all weekly, but she doesn’t use the door….

Space and Light — architect Louis Cherry makes his mark

by J. Michael Welton photographs by Lissa Gotwals Talk to anyone who knows architect Louis Cherry’s work, and one adjective inevitably slips into the conversation: Comfortable. It’s a hallmark of his finely tuned interiors, his mastery of scale and proportion, and…

The Preiss Is Right

by Liza Roberts photographs by Christopher T. Martin Once upon a time, if you were a college student, you most likely shared a cramped dorm room with a roommate or two, walked down the hall to the bathroom, drank stale coffee in…

The Odyssey

Lou Moshakos’s restaurant empire by Mimi Montgomery photographs by Christopher T. Martin On an unusually warm autumn day, Lou Moshakos is inspecting tomatoes. A shipment has just arrived at Taverna Agora, his Greek restaurant on Hillsborough Street, and he wants to make…

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