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Raleigh officially acquires Dix property

Four years of conflict over the Dorothea Dix property was officially put in the rear-view mirror when, at 10 a.m. Friday, Raleigh leaders recorded the deed for the 306-acre property.

Read more here: http://www.wral.com/raleigh-officially-acquires-dix-property/14793005/#VW0OC6e4Ri2lH2v5.99



State approves sale of Dix land to city of Raleigh

The Council of State has voted unanimously to sell the land near downtown Raleigh once occupied by Dorothea Dix Hospital to the city of Raleigh, which is planning a signature park on the property.

The vote Tuesday morning is the last major hurdle for the $52 million sale of the 308-acre property...

Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/state-politics/article20248974.html



With Dorothea Dix deal in hand, Raleigh asks:
What's next?

For Bill Padgett of the advocacy group Dix306, it's a matter of connecting the park to downtown's businesses and apartment towers, and N.C. State University's Centennial Campus, which borders the Dix land.

"I don't think we need to re-create what's already around us," Padgett said. "We need to figure out how to augment that."

Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/state-politics/article20302068.html



Dix deal inked, Raleigh pays $2 million deposit

Gov. Pat McCrory and Raleigh Mayor Nancy McFarlane signed the $52 million sale agreement for the Dorothea Dix property during a festive ceremony there Monday morning.

Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/state-politics/article20672409.html
  

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