Raleigh Presents 'Destination Dix' on July 23, 2016
Mayor Nancy McFarlane, in partnership with the Dix Park Conservancy, announced the new Destination Dix community festival.
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Raleigh strikes deals so conservancy can raise money for Dix Park
The Raleigh City Council on Tuesday approved a Memorandum of Understanding with the nonprofit Dix Park Conservancy.
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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.
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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...
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With Dorothea Dix deal in hand, Raleigh asks:
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."
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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.
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