Updating Empty Storefront Windows

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My friend Regan and I are creating indieNC displays and curating artist installations in empty storefronts here in North Carolina. Here is our first window at 230 Fayetteville Street in Raleigh. What a fun project! I grew up in a small town in Virginia where I walked to work and lived in the downtown, and loved that. I would dream of ways to revitalize the downtown that was filled with mostly antique stores and lawyers offices. I had festivals, shops and restaurants fully planned out in my mind (still do). I miss the close-knit community and Sunday night Bluemont Concert Series every summer, and am proud to be bringing a small part of my community-mindedness to Raleigh.

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Participating designers in this month’s window: Captive Collective, Dana LeBlanc, Element Clay Studios, iro handbags, Modern Radar, Revamp, Sew Bliss Sew, ShopLuella,  and sara p. All products will be available for purchase in the indieNC shop.

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Comments

  1. admin says

    Thanks, Nicole! It is a very fun project. The most satisfying part of doing this first one was seeing the signage on the window.

  2. Robin Davenport says

    What a great idea, there is so much wasted canvas out there. I have a good friend that owns an old building and she has a restaurant and I was passing through looking for store fronts when I came across this page. We could use some of this charm in our town.

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