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Old Posted Apr 9, 2017, 5:45 AM
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Bailey Business Center - Building 23-2: (Bailey Power Plant Complex)
We now have higher quality renderings, thanks to Linville Team Partners. If you would like to lease, the phone number is (336) 724-1715. Office, retail, restaurant, and entertainment space is available. (CIC) Cambridge Innovation Center's Venture Cafe is among the tenants, along with a minority business incubator. A pharmaceutical clinical trials company's headquarters (relocation from another city) is rumored to be a possible tenant in the office space. I've also heard The Porch restaurant is planning a new concept in one of the restaurant spaces in the project. A brewery is said to be considering this project. Apartments with retail spaces have broken ground across Fifth Street from the power plant, with 344 apartment units. There was talk of bowling and a movie theatre in the power plant at one time. The leasing agent can tell you more. (336) 724-1715

You know you want your business in this awesome project. It's a massive coal-fired power plant converted to office and retail/entertainment space in downtown's IQ District (innovation district)! It's between the Kimpton Cardinal Hotel and Bailey Park, near classrooms for Wake Forest University (Engineering School and Downtown Medical School) and Virginia Tech University's School of Biomedical Engineering & Sciences. It's a great location for creative or tech company offices and retail/entertainment businesses.


Credit: Linville Team Partners


Credit: Linville Team Partners


Credit: Linville Team Partners

I've heard they are considering ice skating, skate boarding, and rock climbing in the Coal Pit:

Credit: Linville Team Partners

Outside area of a restaurant space:

Credit: Linville Team Partners
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Old Posted Apr 11, 2017, 5:39 AM
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Thank you for visiting this thread for your weekly update on "Hyphen City." We have a massive update this week! I also want to thank the photographers and local businesses who make this thread possible. Without you, these weekly updates won't happen.

Bailey Business Center - Building 23-2: (Bailey Power Plant Complex)
A construction update on the project posted in the renderings above.

A rare interior view of the construction:

Credit: daddysmoney404


Credit: simplyseton

Workers pour the concrete floors (also note construction starting at Link Apartments Innovation Quarter - Lower right corner):

Credit: alovelylula

More from Friday's (April 7) concrete pour:

Credit: ChandlerConcreteCompany


Credit: ChandlerConcreteCompany

An older concrete pour from a few weeks ago:

Credit: chandlerconcretecompany

Gallery Lofts II:
Chaucer Creek Capital (CCC Gallery Lofts II) requested a rezoning, that allows for downtown apartment buildings without parking, on a site they own next to The Gallery Lofts. However, they recently pulled the rezoning request and will resubmit again, soon. They are preparing to start construction, soon, on a new residential project for this site. No plans submitted at this time. This could be a larger project than we expected? We will see what happens.

The O'Hanlon:

Exterior photograph from Sunday (April 9):

Credit: parks_stallings

Link Apartments Innovation Quarter:
Construction workers are on site, the silt fencing is up, workers are installing the construction fence (closing more sidewalks), site demolition is underway, and excavation has started. This should be a fun project to follow. It is a massive apartment development, with 344 apartment units and two Fifth Street retail spaces. Yes, this is the apartment building across the street from Bailey Power Plant's construction site.


Credit: alovelylula


Credit: innovationquarter

So many sidewalks and streets are closing, due to all of the construction downtown.

Fiddlin' Fish Brewing Company:
"Things are really taking shape down at 772 Trade Street NW! Framing is complete and mechanical, electrical, and plumbing are being roughed in this week. The anticipation is building!"


Credit: fiddlinfishbrewing


Credit: fiddlinfishbrewing

Hotel Indigo:

The back side of the hotel, seen below, will be covered by a new addition:

Credit: chad_conger

I'm guessing the entire back walls will be demolished, as part of the hotel renovation?

1791 Tower Clock Restoration:
Is this project now completed?

Workers clean the clock face on the 226 year-old clock:

Credit: oldsaleminc

Applying new gold leaf to the clock face:

Credit: home1771

1802 Vierling House Restoration: Built!
Yes, it's finally completed and open to the public as a museum on the city's biotech/medical history, from 1802 to today. When it was built, 215 years ago, Dr. Samuel Benjamin Vierling's office was the only up-to-date doctor's office within hundreds of miles of Winston-Salem. The well-educated doctor from Europe would attract patients from every part of North Carolina and from neighboring states. He was a physician, dentist, surgeon, pharmacist, and veterinarian. The building was restored with materials similar to those used at the time of construction. Part of the restoration repaired cracks from an earthquake in 1886. Staples & Charles Ltd., designed the museum displays. Be sure to visit this museum the next time you are in Winston-Salem!

An 1875 photograph:

Credit: oldsaleminc

Photograph from last week: (Notice it has Victorian earthquake bolts in this photograph)

Credit: Bill Wells


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NoTra Mixed-use Building: Built!
This project is now completed. It's still one of the least photographed construction projects on this thread, so I don't have any new photographs to show of the completed building. If any are shared, maybe I can post them in a later update?


Credit: DWSP

Twin City Lofts Condominiums:
I think they are pouring a new sidewalk and planting new landscaping on the eastern side of the project?

A good look at Twin City Lofts on the skyline: (Grey building in the middle)

Credit: BEERSNGEARS

757 North Apartments:
We haven't seen any updates on this project since January 17! It looks great.


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Reynolds Athletic Complex:
Frank L. Blum Construction said "Here you can see the columns that have replaced what was formerly a four-story wall traversing the building, creating a much more open layout. The new facility will have 19,000 square feet of workout space, including a Cross Fit area on this new section of the third floor. Roman arches in the central part of the building are being reinforced with a hidden lintel system." Completion is scheduled for August 2017.


Credit: Frank L. Blum Construction


Credit: Frank L. Blum Construction

AFAS Center for the Arts:


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500 West Fifth Street:


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Downtown Hampton Inn & Suites:


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Central on 5th:


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Passageway Park:


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Rails-to-Trails Bicycle Commuter Highway: (Winston-Salem's High Line)
rmhpmi at the WSTB Forum is reporting the segment south of Third Street is completed and open. Construction will be completed in 5-6 months on the segment north of Third Street. No details on future segments north of Eighth Street? When fully built-out, it will end around 25th Street, next to Blum Park.

They don't have the color-changing LED lights operating on these bridges:

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Union Station & Streetcar Yard:
I have a big update and I'll try to shorten it as much as possible! According to those on the restoration team, this building was saved from neglect in 2011, when the city took it by eminent domain. They were very close to losing the plaster work on the ceiling. It was in rough shape in 1976, when the 50 year bonds expired and the building had mold, dirt, and animals living there. The ceiling was leaking in 1976 and the building had a dirty sludge on the lower two floors. Everyone who worked on it in 1976, converting it to a repair shop, was in the hospital due to the mold and sludge. A question many people ask: Why did cities like Buffalo, Cincinnati, and Winston-Salem locate their train stations outside the core of downtown? The answer: It was due to the dirty steam engines of that time and the smoke, which covered the clothes of people in downtown. About the restoration: This will be an historically accurate restoration. The yellow brick road, outside the train station, is in great shape. They have the original blueprints and several original fixtures and light shades to reproduce anything missing. Reconstructing the cast iron seems to be the biggest challenge. The original cast iron entrance and light fixtures are being reproduced. The Tennessee pink marble is no longer quarried and they must restore the remaining pieces. Sadly, the pink marble in the women's restroom is badly damaged and they may not be able to save it. Old phone booths will be renovated into three display cases for historical items found at the site and an original 1926 water fountain will be restored! The city's use of eminent domain does require 50% or more of the building be used for transportation. Interesting fact: This is the only train station in North Carolina with rails in all four directions. This station also had it's own dedicated sleeper trains, showing the city's historical importance. The city views this as a tourist attraction. A section at the back of the building, where passengers waited to board trains and crossed tracks to the platforms, will be transformed into a train viewing area, with memorabilia, comfortable seating, a place to watch train videos, a restaurant, and they will allow you to hear the train radios. The area where you would cross the tracks to access the platforms will be all glass, to make it a viewing area. The city has acquired a site for a possible park-and-ride deck and the 1947 parking area, with 115 spaces, will be restored for transit riders. This is expected to be a new introduction to the city's eastern side. WSSU's History Department is interested in working on this project, including student involvement. The development team is in conversations with tenants, including restaurants, for spaces in the building. Expect regional bus service and local bus service from routes that don't have to stop downtown. This will operate as a secondary bus hub. They want streetcars at Union Station for seamless transfers from future train service. One of the lines they are working to bring to Union Station is a train to Asheville. They also want commuter rail or light rail connecting Mocksville to downtown and are working to include Union Station on the high speed rail corridor. To bring Amtrack service back to Union Station they must have a ready-to-go train station. Completion is expected in June 2018 and it will be Amtrack ready. They are also looking into bringing a rail service shop to Union Station, to take advantage of the five rail lines, which could bring jobs to the project. This should bring a sizable increase in train traffic to Union Station. If you have interior photographs of the train station, from before the 1970s, contact Michelle Portman Walter at Walter Robbs Architects.


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Winston-Salem Light Project:


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Downtown independent film theatre:

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An interesting old rowhouse:

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757 is a pleasant surprise!

I want a permanent UNCSA Light installation downtown.

When can we expect more tenant announcements for Bailey?
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We should have an update on leasing, at Bailey Power Plant, by the middle of next month. I'm guessing we may see more leases signed, at Bailey Power Plant, the closer the project moves toward completion? Likely around Summer?

I do wish UNCSA had year-long lighting displays in downtown. If not year-long, at least something that is in place from April to October? It would be a great advertisement for UNCSA. What if they worked with downtown developers and DWSP on some of the projects we see in this thread? Imagine if UNCSA would've designed the permanent lighting or permanent "art lighting" for Passageway Park?
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We should have an update on leasing, at Bailey Power Plant, by the middle of next month. I'm guessing we may see more leases signed, at Bailey Power Plant, the closer the project moves toward completion? Likely around Summer?

I do wish UNCSA had year-long lighting displays in downtown. If not year-long, at least something that is in place from April to October? It would be a great advertisement for UNCSA. What if they worked with downtown developers and DWSP on some of the projects we see in this thread? Imagine if UNCSA would've designed the permanent lighting or permanent "art lighting" for Passageway Park?
I have always wondered why UNCSA doesn't do a full time art lighting. I go look at the art projects every year and I love it.
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The number of projects posted each week has grown dramatically in the past few weeks! I've recently dropped the small retail/restaurant openings, that aren't part of a larger project, from this thread. I also dropped the festival/event updates. And the update posts, each week, are still growing in size! The updates I've posted recently are among the largest posted on this thread. This is a very exciting time to follow Winston-Salem development! I want to thank the photographers and local businesses, sharing updates on projects, who make this thread possible. Without you, these weekly updates won't happen.

BB&T Sports Park Expansion:
Twin City Sports Association has already raised nearly $4 million and is raising nearly $7 million in the first fundraising phase of a major expansion to BB&T Soccer Park. The expansion will add three new artificial turf fields, facilities for lacrosse, an adult sports social club, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, and cross country. I'm not sure how many fundraising phases they will have? Construction will have four phases. This expansion will allow the complex to host larger events and more events. There is talk of Major League Soccer in some news articles on this project. I'm not sure how far into the future that would be? As part of the expansion and adding other sports fields, BB&T Soccer Park will be renamed BB&T Sports Park. Construction on the first phase will begin in Late Summer 2017. The second phase will enhance the stadium, with a press box, covered seats, and locker rooms to host larger events. Other phases will add a restaurant, coffee shop, workout and rehabilitation space, field house improvements, and additional restrooms.

Wise Man Brewing Expansion:

"Two shiny new 30BBL tanks!"

Credit: wisemanbeer

"Time to start a barrel program"

Credit: wisemanbeer

Residence Inn:

Nearing completion:

Credit: eddiemichaelheiner

1791 Tower Clock Restoration: Built!
This project is now completed and it looks amazing!


Credit: taylor

The O'Hanlon:


Credit: jhkerans17

607 North Trade Building:


Credit: blackadventures6

AFAS Center for the Arts:
According to Yes! Weekly, the building's opening party will include food trucks, live music, body painting, a ribbon cutting (at 2 p.m., with the mayor), building tours, and interactive artists as part of the Concrete Canvas Mural Festival. They will also include other events in the opening party. Pick-up a copy of Yes! Weekly to learn more.


Credit: Yes! Weekly

Boardroom doors:

Credit: nico_malo1

How many boardrooms have doors like this:

Boardroom doors:

Credit: nico_malo1

Easter Creek Partners Headquarters:
An update on the headquarters for an LGBT-owned development company and space for Duke University.


Credit: summb003

1834 Nissen Wagon Works - Police District Two Office: Built!
This project had its official ribbon cutting on Thursday, last week. Yes, it is now completed. This adaptive reuse project converted an old horse-drawn wagon/carriage factory, with structures built between 1834 and 1974, to a district police station. 75 people will work in this police station.


Credit: Winston-Salem Police Department


Credit: cityofwinstonsalem

US News & World Report Underrated Vacation Destinations:
Winston-Salem made the US News & World Report top-10 list for underrated vacation destinations, due to its Downtown Arts District, restaurants, and National Landmark Districts.

Graylyn Hotel & International Conference Center: Built!
The third floor of this 4-star luxury hotel is now completed, as of last Friday. Make your reservations today!


Credit: Graylyn

Construction photograph from February:

Credit: Graylyn


Credit: Graylyn

500 West Fifth Street:
We have more details. The first floor will have a coffee shop and a restaurant space. The sixth floor will have a fitness center and a community gathering space. This will become a start-up hub. Flow wanted to combine capital, ideas, mentors, and the energy they create, to one downtown location where they can grow and expand. It will also have multi-tenant space for other companies interested in relocating from other cities to downtown Winston-Salem. Flow is currently in talks with four to five possible tenants, interested in relocating to downtown Winston-Salem, for multi-tenant office space in the building. Closing appears to be delayed until June 30, so completion won't happen until Fall 2017. Construction will begin on June 30. Flow would like to have their headquarters and the start-up hub completed as soon as possible.


Credit: cineschneider

Convention Center Renovation:
Can they complete this in 16 days?

An update from WSTB Forum:
Quote:
Originally Posted by GaelicDrip @ WSTB Forum
Rockwell Collins - New Jobs?:
Aerospace company Rockwell Collins talked about growing their Winston-Salem operations last week. Winston-Salem is among Rockwell Collins' largest employment centers. No details at this time. Rockwell Collins employs engineers, designers, and office workers in Winston-Salem, if you're interested in working there.

Bailey Business Center - Building 23-2: (Bailey Power Plant Complex)
The new steel appears to have topped-out?

Sunday sunset:

Credit: drewpert


Credit: carmelrhall

You can see the topped-out steel in this photograph (right side):

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A construction worker provides a view from the roof:

Credit: daddysmoney404

Urban explorer photographs from a few weeks ago:

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View from The Coal Pit:

Credit: imlikenevernotsarcastic


Credit: imlikenevernotsarcastic

Closing the openings in the floor:

Credit: imlikenevernotsarcastic

Downtown Hampton Inn & Suites:
This is, by far, the slowest moving construction project in downtown.


Credit: dbll_photography


Credit: shreddyroosevelt

Hotel Indigo:
It appears as if the walls and asbestos tiles were removed and the trash was cleared-out? Do you remember the big piles of trash on the floors and in the elevator banks?

Interior demolition update:

Credit: kburn705


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Credit: kburn705

I'm guessing they will reuse these doors in the design of the boutique hotel?

Credit: kburn705


Credit: kburn705

With the asbestos tiles removed, we can finally see the original wood floors:

Credit: imlikenevernotsarcastic

The light is reaching these floors once more. It's big and open without the walls and drop ceiling. The old luxury department store was big and open, similar to this, in 1928.

This floor was gutted, but the floor still has dust and paint chips on it: (Notice the original 1928 elevator doors leaning on the wall)

Credit: imlikenevernotsarcastic


Credit: imlikenevernotsarcastic

Robotics in Schools:
Salem Academy's all-girls high school robotics team will compete in the Tech Challenge World Championship in Houston this week. Winston-Salem-area tech companies are working to get more young people in city interested in robotics and engineering, including more young women.

Frogman Interactive Headquarters:
This is an adaptive reuse project for a creative company's Fourth Street headquarters.


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Conference Room:

Credit: frogmandiver

Bookmarks Headquarters & Downtown Bookstore:

Installing a banner:

Credit: bookmarksnc



Alternative Transportation:

Rails-to-Trails Bicycle Commuter Highway: (Winston-Salem's High Line)
As reported last week, the section to the south of Third Street is now completed and open. It's still under construction between Third and Eighth streets.

Completed access ramp, south of Third Street:

Credit: mjrhodes



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New 9th Street Brewery Mural:


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Matt Colors? (...looks at self) Me? I guess my shirts are colorful?

Diversity Mural Restoration:
I remember seeing this mural when I was a kid. It's great to see it restored. It could be 20+ years old?


Credit: DWSP

Random Photographs:


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Sawtooth Center for Visual Arts:

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I want to thank the photographers and local businesses, sharing updates on projects, who make this thread possible. Without you, these weekly updates won't happen. If you would like to see your project on this thread, just post photographs to social media.

Link Apartments Innovation Quarter:


Credit: Susan Smith

757 North Apartments:

A dated update, with the apartment building on the bottom of the photograph:

Credit: santiagospacheco

Convention Center Renovation:
As discussed earlier, this project won't be completed next week. Completion was pushed-back to May 21. Furniture and fixtures will arrive in June and July.

One of the convention groups visited for a construction update, last week:

Credit: christmas4city

Novant Clemmons Medical Center - New Jobs:
This hospital is adding 100 new full-time jobs right now! They are jobs in emergency and operating rooms, emergency room administration, post-anesthesia care unit, and clinical nursing. If you're looking for a medical job, contact Novant Health.

500 West Fifth Street:

The new owners inspect the current condition of the interior:

Credit: oxenfree_

Long Creek Park:
The City of Winston-Salem is working with The Conservation Fund to acquire a 164 acre tract of land for a new park. The Conservation Fund will seek grants and transfer the land to the city at no cost. The City will hire a consultant to help plan the park.

Lost History:
The vintage neon Kopper Kitchen sign was replaced with an ad for the brewery in the building. It is sad to lose this piece of Winston-Salem history. I thought the building owner agreed to leave the old neon sign as it was? Does anyone know if it was the last decades-old neon sign remaining?

Original vintage neon sign:

Credit: Winston-Salem Time Traveler

New replacement sign:

Credit: rosiehairninja

1794 Boy's School Restoration:


Credit: OldSalemInc

Welden Village:
Arden Group is planning a "traditional" neighborhood development, centered around short walks. It will be an integrated walkable community with well-connected streets where residents can make short walks to parks, open spaces, civic amenities, and retail. The village will have features such as front porches and wide sidewalks to encourage interaction. Expect to see 200 town homes and 500 apartment units, with a 30 acre commercial village. 30 percent of the 385 acres will be open space and will include include 12 miles of bike & walking trails. Welden Park Apartments, a 306-unit complex adjacent to the village center, will be the next building in the development, breaking ground in Summer 2017. The General Contractor for the apartment building will be Parr Construction.


Credit: Arden Group

Bailey Business Center - Building 23-2: (Bailey Power Plant Complex)


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You know you want more of what the Whiting-Turner truck is serving at Food Truck Fridays:

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Central on 5th:

The glass wall is now completed:

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Shah Basketball Complex:
This project is now under construction and will appear on our first page construction list. Completion is scheduled for Fall 2018.


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Twin City Lofts Condominiums:
It appears as if GEMCAP will renovate the ground floor and the renovation looks nice! We can also see where the "TWIN CITY" letters will be installed, on the corner column. STITCH Design Shop is the architect for the retail space renovation. The ground floor renovation is something I've wanted to see since the project was announced! If you would like to rent one of the three retail/restaurant spaces, call (336) 724-1715.


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Credit: leonardrydenburrrealestate

Bookmarks Headquarters & Downtown Bookstore:
The coffee shop in the bookstore will be called Foothills Café.

They found issues with the roof that need to be addressed:

Credit: glennfulk

Wise Man Brewing Expansion:
Did you know: Wise Man Brewing has Winston-Salem's very own UpDog Kombucha on tap. They currently have plans to provide a wall space for local artists. Harvey Williams said “We want to join the downtown arts scene because we’re right on the edge of it, so we’re a perfect place for local artists to showcase their work.” It's more than just a bar. Olivia Blute said “My friends went last weekend and sat outside and played games while they had their beers. It seemed different - not like every other bar. It has games and activities you can do, so it isn’t just about drinking.” This place appears to be packed every day! They are doing everything right. They recently installed two new fermenters and are increasing weekly production to keep up with high demand.


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Kaleideum Science Museum:
Kaleideum now has a maker space for kids.

AFAS Center for the Arts:
AFAS is already moving into the building. Completion is set for next week.

Our first look at the back side of this building (left side):

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Credit: Frank L. Blum Construction


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Credit: Frank L. Blum Construction

The view:

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Gallery Lofts II:
The second phase of this project will have 50 apartments. A big increase from the originally proposed 35 units.

MINIM:
Did work start on this 11-storey downtown mixed-use project? Wow!

Demolition has started:

Credit: cgcmk3

Rendering of 11-storey MINIM condominium & office proposal:

Credit: DWSP

Wake Forest University Soccer Renovations:
Wake Forest University Athletics has raised over $200 million. Very impressive!


Credit: wfudeaconclub

West End Station:
Demolition has started on this project. Demolition should take two months to complete and construction will begin as soon as possible (Late June 2017). Harold K. Jordan is the General Contractor. The 229 apartment unit project will have three elevators from the 121 car parking garage under the building. It will also have two elevated courtyards with gas grills, outdoor TVs, and lounge seating. Look for stainless steel appliances with French doors, bottom loading freezers, and quartz countertops in both the kitchen and bathrooms.

Quote:
Originally Posted by CamCityFan @ WSTB Forum
Hotel Indigo:


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Alternative Transportation:

Rails-to-Trails Bicycle Commuter Highway: (Winston-Salem's High Line)


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Off-Subject:

Diversity Mural Restoration:
"La Luz de Diversidad" was painted in 1999 and is a design from Marianne DiNapoli-Mylet. Yes, it's 18 years old. It's great to see it restored!


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Random Photographs:


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The road is elevated above the sidewalk due to the Victorian streetcar system:

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This is on West 9th Street:

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I want to thank the photographers and local businesses, sharing updates on projects, who make this thread possible. Without you, these weekly updates won't happen. If you would like to see your project on this thread, just post photographs to social media.

Shah Basketball Complex:


Credit: WFU

Best Places to Start a Business:
Winston-Salem is ranked among the best cities in the nation to start a business, according to WalletHub. This is credited to Winston-Salem's affordability and growing innovation economy (Downtown's IQ District). Raleigh is 12th and Winston-Salem is 17th on the list, which looked at the top 150 cities in the nation. Winston-Salem is the highest ranking city in the Triad area on the list. The study said Winston-Salem is 3rd in the nation on the list of cities with the highest growth in the number of small businesses. Wow!

Fiddlin' Fish Brewing Company:
"Framing is complete for all of our interior and exterior walls. The plumbers and electricians have been hard at work roughing in all of our mechanical, electrical, and plumbing lines. In the taproom, our bar has been framed out and awaits its reclaimed wood bar top."

"Next on the schedule are drywall and exterior windows and doors. The exterior will have six glass garage doors, giving the space an open, airy feeling. The place is really starting to take shape. Stay tuned for updates as we push hard to open our doors to the public!"

A look at the bar:

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West End Station:


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Bailey Business Center - Building 23-2: (Bailey Power Plant Complex)


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Credit: innovationquarter


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Convention Center Renovation:


Credit: DWSP

The O'Hanlon:


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Twin City Lofts Condominiums:


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Quarry Park:


Credit: jessicaabney2

Where Millennials are Moving to:
Apartment List reported Winston-Salem is among the cities young Millennials are moving to. Winston-Salem is the only city in the Triad with an increase in the number of Millennials from 2005-2015.

Frogman Interactive Headquarters:

Custom built desks made from reclaimed wood from downtown factories:

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AFAS Center for the Arts:
This office/retail/arts building will be completed this weekend! Yes, it is a car-free development, with no parking spaces. Be sure to attend their grand opening celebration this weekend and the Concrete Canvas Mural Festival!

Third floor office space rendering:

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Custom studio tables:

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Conference table for STITCH Design Shop:

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Both Sunnyside and Viator worked on the conference table:

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Sunnyside Millwork made these connectable rolling break-room tables:

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"This 1300 pound desk left the shop and is now home in the Red Dog Gallery inside the beautiful new Art for Arts Sake Building"

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Artwork at Red Dog Gallery in the AFAS Center for the Arts:

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The view:

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MINIM:


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Salem Lake Marina:


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Bookmarks Headquarters & Downtown Bookstore:
The architect, Glenn Fulk, said "Bookmarks Bookstore progress - wall framing going up. You can still see the remnants of the torrential rains but there's progress."

Before wall framing:

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After wall framing:

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Construction tour for Indie Bookstore Day:

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Alternative Transportation:

Rails-to-Trails Bicycle Commuter Highway: (Winston-Salem's High Line)


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Off-Subject:

This is an awesome "free" event, held every year in the Spring, with local dancers and dancers from Mexico City to Toronto and NYC to Los Angeles, performing around downtown Winston-Salem. They also have events on rooftops each year. I think this year they will perform on the roof of the Wherehouse Art Hotel. I had to tell you about it!


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So, you're returning home from Sunday's electronic music fest on Third Street and thinking... Is it Tuesday morning already?

No, I just noticed this project has a massive number of photographs and thought it should be posted individually. I also like to space these posts by 1-3 days.

I want to thank the photographers for their generosity. Without you, these weekly updates won't happen. If you have photographs of construction projects and love this thread, please share with us.

AFAS Center for the Arts: Built!
This is an awesome building! I will miss not posting on it every week. It was fun watching it take shape. Did you know: This building doesn't have any parking! It is an office/gallery/retail/art studio building (mixed-use). It should be exciting to see what AFAS Group's next project will be! AFAS + STITCH Design Shop is a great combination. Liberty Street is seeing a large amount of investment right now. This is a very exciting time for Liberty Street!

Third floor office space (leased by STITCH Design Shop):

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First floor - Red Dog Gallery:

Credit: stitchdesignshop

The walls:

Credit: dennis_wells_art

Ribbon cutting:

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Third floor office space:

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Third floor office space:

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Tenants in this building have said they don't need lights, since sun light enters the building through the walls... amazing!

Credit: vieuxplace

The interior walls:

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Winston-Salem's own Viator Design & Construction making the awesome back-lit LED sign:

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Finished back-lit LED sign:

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2017 Concrete Canvas Mural Festival @ AFAS Center for the Arts:

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Thank you to everyone involved in this project! This is a great addition to downtown. This should make 601-617 North Liberty Street a very valuable site for apartment or office developers. I've heard there are already offers?
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I want to thank the photographers and local businesses, sharing updates on projects, who make this thread possible. Without you, these weekly updates won't happen. If you would like to see your project on this thread, just post photographs to social media.

This is such an exciting time to follow Winston-Salem development. One project is completed and several more are proposed or ready to move forward!

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640 West Fourth Hotel:
This project is now in design (as of April 19) and appearing on bid sites. It will cost more than twice as much as the hotel on Cherry Street. It should be close to an official announcement, soon.

Wise Man Brewing Expansion:


Credit: volgirl24

Bookmarks Headquarters & Downtown Bookstore:
"We have lights!! Grand Opening is two months from today - July 8!"


Credit: bookmarksnc

Hotel Indigo:
"Exciting progress! The chasers are in, bathrooms marked out and fingers crossed we'll be able to reuse all of the original 1928 wood flooring that we had to rip up!"


Credit: cherrypips_


Credit: vieuxplace

1794 Boy's School Restoration:
Construction update for two buildings being reconstructed behind the original school building, as part of the restoration project.


Credit: Old Salem

Wherehouse Art Hotel Expansion:
This hotel now has an awesome performance space.

Keep Winston-Salem Weird:

Credit: _wherehouse_art_hotel_


Credit: _wherehouse_art_hotel_


Credit: jb0b0

500 West Fifth Street:
Not really much to see at this time.


Credit: jsilkstonephotos


Credit: strike_with_chaos


Credit: abetothek

Reynolds Athletic Complex:
This is just my opinion, but I don't really care for the windows. The entrance looks as if it could be very impressive? Workers recently installed the roof and this project will open in three months.


Credit: Betsy Chapman

Tech Company Headquarters Doubles in Size - New Jobs:
Global tech company Sunrise Technologies announced it's moving to the 525@Vine Building in downtown Winston-Salem's IQ District. The company will double in size with the move. Construction should be completed by early-July. If you're looking for a job... Yes, they are hiring!


Credit: WFIQ

Central on 5th:

On the left:

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DCCC Health Sciences Building:
The Golden Leaf Foundation awarded a $500,000 grant to the DCCC for Technology & Equipment.

Rock Box Bouldering:
This is an exciting new adaptive-reuse project that will convert an old vacant industrial building into a rock climbing center. #CityOfAdaptiveReuse

Future rock climbing center:

Credit: rockboxbouldering

Six Colleges/Universities Provide Startup Funding:
Six colleges and universities in Winston-Salem are partnering to support entrepreneurship in the city through grants to startups created by students or alumni. David Mounts said “This collaboration sends a very clear message that if you are a student or alumni of a Winston-Salem college or university and you have a great idea, you will be supported here, through your school, this grant program, Downtown's Innovation Quarter (IQ District), Venture Cafe, the Winston-Salem Alliance... Winston-Salem has come together to support innovations." The businesses must be located in Winston-Salem or relocate to Winston-Salem to receive the funding.


Credit: WSSU

Link Apartments Innovation Quarter:


Credit: foosye

Bailey Business Center - Building 23-2: (Bailey Power Plant Complex)
With this building nearing completion in five months, we are learning of a possible new tenant. Salem College is considering opening a Center for Women & Innovation in this building. Salem College currently needs a sponsor to make this happen. The center will support women and help them identify with being creators, innovators and entrepreneurs. Salem College said they want to be part of inclusive innovation and entrepreneurship in Winston-Salem and take part in what is happening in downtown's IQ District. They will locate next to Venture Cafe, to take advantage of their programing. If you would like to be a financial sponsor for this, please contact Salem College.


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Do I see wall framing inside?

Credit: foosye

Do I see PVC/plumbing?

Credit: foosye

Constructing the roof and preparing for cladding:

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Keep Winston-Salem weird:

Credit: WFIQ


Credit: WFIQ


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A rainy morning:

Credit: TBJ


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Credit: innovationquarter

Frogman Interactive Headquarters:
They are moving-in. This project is almost finished. Thank you to Frogman Interactive for sharing the construction with us.

This will be preserved in the office:

Credit: frogmandiver


Credit: frogmandiver

Stevens Center Apartments:
Work appears to be starting on this project. I'll add it to our construction list. The person who shared these photographs with me doesn't want to be credited, so I'll credit them to the forum.

Quote:
Originally Posted by WSTB Forum





Credit: winston_360

MINIM:
A wall collapsed at the demolition site on Tuesday afternoon (last week). One person was trapped for 25 minutes and was seriously injured. The fire department said "The WSFD rescued one patient from the structural collapse. The patient has been transported to the hospital." Twin City Slice Pizza, building next to the demolition site, said this on their facebook page "Lots of news about the building next to Slice! where a wall collapsed today. All Slice employees are safe and sound and so is our building. Our thoughts are with the workers whom we have gotten to know over the last few weeks as they have torn down the building next to us. They have become our friends. Reports are the one worker taken to the hospital is going to be OK. Thank you for all the messages, calls and texts about our well being!"


Credit: cityofwsfire

New Winston Museum:
They have started moving into the former Journal Building, but they are now questioning if they want to permanently move into the Journal Building space or move into space at Union Station, when that project is completed.

Twin City Lofts Condominiums:
Hammerhead shared several updates on this project. Beautiful work!


Credit: hammerhead_built


Credit: hammerhead_built


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Credit: hammerhead_built

Blue Ridge Music Center "1930s/1940s Swing Americana" concert, Sunday, in Winston Square Park:

Credit: Keith Hall Photography

Quote:
Originally Posted by WSTB Forum


Fuel Cell Research:
Michael Gross won a prize from the National Science Foundation's Directorate for Engineering. It is a five year prize to fund research into the preservation of nanomaterials at high temperatures for more efficient and higher-powered fuel cell technologies. This research will also help to make fuel cells cheaper. He is moving to a larger research lab in downtown Winston-Salem's IQ District, across from Bailey Park.



Alternative Transportation:

Rails-to-Trails Bicycle Commuter Highway: (Winston-Salem's High Line)
Greg Waddell said "We are seeing a rise in people biking from their neighborhoods to downtown to work." Matthew Burczyk, city transportation project planner, said he believes this new trail will make biking or walking to downtown a lot easier. "People can go on a long run or bike without having to be on the streets."

An aerial view:

Credit: Zane


Credit: _nishamary

Passageway Park:
osgoodla.inc said "New milled steel edges framing future stormwater ecology." "Week 6 progress site meeting. Getting close to completion of Phase 1."


Credit: osgoodla.inc


Credit: osgoodla.inc



Off-Subject:

The Winston-Salem Cycling Classic is just a couple weeks away. It's the top cycling event in North America. These are some of the trophies.


Credit: winstonsalemcycling

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The Snowbirds, of the Royal Canadian Air Force, visit Winston-Salem:

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Bailey Business Center - Building 23-2: (Bailey Power Plant Complex)
It appears as if they are now working on the restaurant on the far northeast corner. With the crane now on Patterson Avenue, I'm guessing it will be taken apart and moved, soon?


Credit: humpy3rd


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757 North Apartments:

These apartments have a nice view:

Credit: 757 North

Downtown Hampton Inn & Suites:
It appears as if four floors are completed, from this view? They will construct five more floors, with the completed building rising nine floors above the bike and walking path.


Credit: bioshacker

607 North Trade Building:
Our first look at the inside. The building will have two restaurant spaces.


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Credit: MissOrasKitchen

Quarry Park:


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Credit: breannafilson

Plaza Building & Galleria:

Workers have completed the skybridge:

Credit: CareersAtRAI

And just in time, too! I think the city may have banned skybridges or is in the process of doing so? They reduce pedestrian traffic on the sidewalks. Yes, I think I read somewhere that is their reason for banning them?

West End Station:
The demolition for this new apartment development has exposed the back side of a building that was once Colonial Revival rowhouses. It was converted from rowhouses to ugly modernist retail spaces several years ago. Someone also added stairs to separate the upstairs from the downstairs. You can tell from the back that it was once rowhouses, since all rowhouse structures in the city look similar to this on their back sides. This block has another rowhouse structure next to this building, too. That building is restored, though.

Back side of 100+ year old rowhouses converted to retail spaces several years ago:

Credit: clarkwork

Stevens Center Apartments:


Credit: glennfulk

Mixxer Makerspace:
We finally have a rendering for this project, which is slow moving. It appears as if they selected the Arts District (DADA) site.


Credit: Mixxer

MINIM:


Credit: film_brilliant

901 North Trade Building:
I was told this project could become a massive arts center. Possibly offering affordable studio space for artists? Still waiting for more details on this project.

Easter Creek Partners Headquarters:
An update on the headquarters for an LGBT-owned development company and space for Duke University.


Credit: stitchdesignshop

Convention Center Renovation:

View from the hotel across the street:

Credit: keyyz__

San Francisco World Spirits Competition:
Downtown Winston-Salem's own Sutler's Spirit Co., won gold at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition!

OpenTable's “2017 100 Best Brunch Restaurants”:
The Bistro at Childress Vineyards is on OpenTable's “2017 100 Best Brunch Restaurants in America” list. Very impressive. Only seven restaurants in the Carolinas made the list.

Forsyth County Courthouse:
The cost of all options continue to increase while we wait and wait and wait and wait for commissioners to do something. A new three building proposal includes an office building, a parking deck for county court office building employees, and a courthouse building with underground parking under the building. Yes, a three structure proposal filling three sites in downtown's Government District. The courthouse in this proposal will be designed to add more floors in the future.

Twin City Lofts Condominiums:


Credit: Keith Hall Photography


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Credit: sydsmimi

Bookmarks Headquarters & Downtown Bookstore:

"Future entrance to Bookmarks' new headquarters/bookstore on 4th Street."

Credit: winstonwatchman


Credit: glennfulk

The architect said they will restore these original windows:

Credit: glennfulk

This is the cafe space in the bookstore:

Credit: glennfulk

Vintage sign in the breezeway:

Credit: cgcmk3

Merschel / Civic Plaza Park:
Someone at WSTB told me MLA Design Group was "doing some survey work" last week.

Hotel Indigo:
The City of Winston-Salem is working with the developer to document the conversion of this building into a hotel.


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Credit: 4nnieo

Hotel Lobby:

Credit: cityofws

You can see the original nailing strips to attach the 1920s Zenitherm marble panels:

Credit: cityofws

Original menu and receipts from the Sir Winston Restaurant:

Credit: cityofws


Credit: cityofws

The sub-basement, where the 1920s luxury department store stored merchandise:

Credit: cityofws

Wow, think of what may have been on these shelves in the 1920s and 30s!

Credit: cityofws

Using a drone to explore the former Art Deco department store's old merchandise storage shelves:

Credit: cityofws

Are we sure they aren't ghost hunting (above) with that equipment...

These are the original 1928 glass globes from the "schoolhouse" pendant lights:

Credit: cityofws

The developer will reuse these globes, in the original light fixtures, in the hotel lobby:

Credit: cityofws

Original 1928 electrical boxes and wiring:

Credit: cityofws

Do you think about the original construction workers from 1928, when looking at photographs like this?


Credit: cityofws

As you can see below (and in last week's update), they are cutting-out where the walls and bathrooms in the hotel rooms will be located.

Original 1928 hardwood floors from the old luxury department store:

Credit: cityofws



Alternative Transportation:

Rails-to-Trails Bicycle Commuter Highway: (Winston-Salem's High Line)

The new color-changing LED bridge over Third Street, Fogle Street, and the Bath Waterway:

Credit: reid_camelcity

Bike & Pedestrian Land Bridge:
If you want to attend this, you have to be there at 8:30 this morning! It looks like fun. I wish it was later in the evening, so more people could attend.


Credit: Creative Corridors



Off-Subject:

Strada Architects shared "before & after" photographs of the 1929 Kimpton Cardinal Hotel.


Credit: Strada Architects


Credit: Strada Architects

Sadly, the Art Deco Caravan Room Restaurant doesn't look anything like it once did:

Credit: Strada Architects

Random Photographs:

Yes, this is in the city limits (Winston Lake):

Credit: through_eddies_lens

Longest continuously operating hotel in Winston-Salem (open since 1844):

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A foggy morning, as seen from the 30-storey Winston Tower skyscraper:

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I want to thank the photographers and local businesses, sharing updates on projects, who make this thread possible. Without you, these weekly updates won't happen. If you would like to see your project on this thread, just post photographs to social media.

On a rainy night or morning, why not listen to jazz and look at what is happening in downtown Winston-Salem.

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Twin City Lofts Condominiums:


Credit: mazenapuksto


Credit: linvilleteam

The O'Hanlon:
Some of the floors are now shown as "for lease" through Linville Team. If you would like to lease office space in this building, call: (336) 724-1715.

Window signs for the architect, developer, and general contractor:

Credit: colormeblue12

Salem Lake Marina:

Our first look inside - HVAC installation:

Credit: penlandheating

Hotel Indigo:


Credit: colormeblue12

Link Apartments Innovation Quarter:

Wow! This is a massive apartment building:

Credit: algenoncash

Construction Stats:
According to RealData, apartments in Winston-Salem cost significantly more than anywhere else in the Triad area. The city has said there was $614 million in construction last year, in hotels, residential, office, and retail/entertainment. This year, we are still waiting for several big downtown projects to submit plans and pull permits.

Plaza Building & Galleria:

A look at the bridge from the outside:

Credit: paintmonsters

Convention Center Renovation:


Credit: ambassadorofsmiles


Credit: ambassadorofsmiles

500 West Fifth Street:
Steven Lineberger will lead Winston Starts. He was previously the Academic Leader of Wake Forest University's Summer Business and Entrepreneurship Institute. Winston Starts will provide education, office space, and access to professional services to startup companies interested in moving to Winston-Salem or startup companies created by students and alumni of Winston-Salem colleges and universities.

A look at the narrow windows on the sides of the building. The receptacle (electrical outlet) shows how narrow they are. Each floor has 4 of these narrow windows on each side:

Credit: jsilkstonephotos

HealthSouth Winston-Salem Hospital:
The rendering is a big 1-storey building. Not that exciting. We will follow construction, if I can find any photographs of it. Construction begins in Fall 2017 and it will be completed in Fall 2018. This is expected to create hundreds of healthcare jobs.


Credit: HealthSouth

Bailey Business Center - Building 23-2: (Bailey Power Plant Complex)
Wexford Sciece + Technology, the developer for the Bailey Power Plant project, completed structural work and raised a flag to celebrate. They also celebrated reaching 1 million square feet of space owned by Wexford Science + Technology in downtown Winston-Salem's IQ District. I think the IQ District has around 3 million total square feet, so Wexford owns a third of the development and they are proposing more than 2.5 million square feet of new buildings. Bailey Business Center - Building 23-2 was also certified LEED Platinum on Thursday.

"Shock & awe. What I think every time I see this (Winston-Salem's downtown IQ District) community." Whiting-Turner's Chris Carlson at the @WexfordSciTech 1 million SF celebration!


Credit: Fox 8

I'm guessing this is for cladding attachment?

Credit: Fox 8

Flag raised on Thursday afternoon to celebrate structural completion:

Credit: tvaden

Notice the angled skywalk between Building 23-2 and Building 23-1 is now clad in metal:

Credit: forsythtechatinnovationquarter


Credit: gearsandguitarsws

The large flag was taken down on Friday morning.

LEED Platinum Certification for Bailey Power Plant's Building 23-2:

Credit: dneves22

Work on the original skylights and the view from the roof:

Credit: psyclehead

Notice the angled skywalk between Building 23-2 and Building 23-1 is now clad in metal:

Credit: neiljohnson85


Credit: g_a_r_e_b_e_a_r

Forbes Magazine’s Small Giants 2017:
Downtown Winston-Salem's OnceLogix was featured in Forbes Magazine’s Small Giants 2017: America’s Best Small Companies. The software company is known for ShareNote. Small Giants highlights 25 privately owned businesses each year.

Downtown Hampton Inn & Suites:
Thank you to Fox 8! They do have a video you can watch on downtown.


Credit: Fox 8


Credit: Fox 8

Staybridge Suites Hotel & Office Building:
This project was described as one of the first modular-stack hotel construction projects in the United States. So, this should be constructed quickly, with a crane lifting the finished hotel rooms into place. With modular construction, the units are usually made in a nearby factory and sent to the site on trucks to be lifted into place by a large crane.

Easter Creek Partners Headquarters:
"Preview of the "cloud" for Easter Creek's new office."


Credit: summb003

Mixxer Makerspace:
The building, across from the Arts Based School, will have workshops and tools for woodworking, metalworking, 3D printing, digital projects, and more. Expect to see different membership levels, depending on how you use the space. Mixxer expects to sign a lease in a few months and will open in Fall 2017.


Credit: Hub - WFIQ

Stevens Center Apartments:
Architect Christopher Placco, of Monterey, Calif., was hired to work on this project and others in Winston-Salem. He has experience in adaptive reuse, while working as executive vice president at RGB Architects. He is moving to Winston-Salem.


Credit: mshellsmith

Fiddlin' Fish Brewing Company:
"It won't be much longer until we can install our brewing equipment and get down to business!"


Credit: fiddlinfishbrewing



Alternative Transportation:

Rails-to-Trails Bicycle Commuter Highway: (Winston-Salem's High Line)


Credit: ssargent1978

You can see both the future Light Rail (LRT) line and the bike & walking path:

Credit: ALovelyLula

Pavement really surprised me. I expected other materials, but I guess this rides better on your bike? It rides better, but it doesn't last as long as concrete, if I'm not mistaken?

They are paving the section around Sixth Street:

Credit: jeremythorne

Future Light Rail (LRT) line:

Credit: ALovelyLula

Union Station & Streetcar Yard:
Do you like Union Station and the restoration project? Camel City Goods has a new Union Station T-shirt you may like. You can buy them at 1004 Brookstown Avenue in downtown Winston-Salem's Village District. "It's the only train station in NC with rails that run in all 4 directions!"


Credit: camelcitygoods

Bike & Pedestrian Land Bridge:
The event from last week had great attendance... though it was at 8:30 in the morning, on a weekday.

This is where the land bridge will meet Corpening Plaza Watergardens & Park:

Credit: twincityhive

Bike Share:
The bicycles and docking stations arrived on Friday! Workers staged them for installation on Friday and have already started installing the docking stations around downtown. This project is now ready for our first page construction list!


Credit: officialbeersngears

You can also see MINIM's construction site with no workers on a Sunday morning:

Credit: twincityhive

Docking station on a cloudy, foggy, and rainy Monday:

Credit: linvilleteam



Off-Subject:

A nice photograph of 635 Vine Street in downtown Winston-Salem's IQ District:

bdcnetwork.com

Downtown Winston-Salem has the nation's fastest growing innovation district. Downtown's IQ District is appearing almost monthly in several national and international publications.

Winston-Salem Cycling Classic:
Many of the best cyclists from around the world are arriving in the city, this week, for the nation's top sport cycling events. Are you ready for this weekend!

Random Photographs:

Preservation North Carolina Office: A restored 1930 Art Deco Shell Gas Station (it's an historic site and doesn't have gas):

Credit: katherine.booth


Credit: wellswt_


Credit: colormeblue12


Credit: deaneyweaney

A poet for hire on Fourth Street in downtown... with two typewriters:

Credit: DWSP

Yes, this is an urban farm store with honey on tap:

Credit: colonyurbanfarm

It's an Art Moderne building called Colony and has different honey on tap each week.
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