Raleigh is established as the capital of North Carolina.
Welcome to Raleigh Iron Works
We are a community of thinkers, doers, shoppers, dabblers, tasters, brewers, restauranteurs, and gym-goers. Our offices, retail, restaurants, and apartments are rooted in the historic industrial district of Raleigh Iron Works.
Bowtruss Building, circa 1950’s.
Double Gabe building in progress circa 1950’s.
Steel fabricators working to erect the Double Gable building.
Peden Steel fabricated much of the steel that was used to build landmarks across the Southeast.
Peden Steel was located in the current Citrix building in Downtown Raleigh, before relocating to its current Atlantic Avenue site.
Peden Steel employees fabricated much of the steel that you can find in buildings around Raleigh today.
The Bowtruss building after it was relocated to Atlantic avenue.
Bowtruss Building today.
Tzu Chen Photography ©
Bowtruss, named for the trusses that connect the two halves of the building.
Gabe Eng-Goetz created this beautiful piece, visible from Atlantic Avenue.
Double Gable interior lobby
Bowtruss interior lobby
Have you seen Morgan Cook’s mural yet?
Come try Eastcut Sandwich Shop’s famous chicken cutlets!
Eastcut Sandwich shop, a new Raleigh favorite!
Our courtyard is a place to gather, connect, and create!
Tzu Chen Photography ©
Raleigh’s coolest slide!
Furry friends welcome!
Rooted in the historic industrial district of Raleigh Iron Works
State capital begins completion and is celebrated by a 3-day festival.
Two railroad lines connect to Raleigh to Petersburg, VA – a major supply hub.
Raleigh Iron Works makes naval artillery shells.
Raleigh Iron Works becomes the Peden Steel Company.
Received Army-Navy “E” Award.
Peden Steel moves from downtown Raleigh to Capitol Blvd.
New Pedel Steel sign is designed.
Peden Steel grows, opens a new plant in Nashville, NC.
MGM Grand opens, costing $106 Million.
James M. Peden is inducted in to the Raleigh Hall of Fame.
Grubb Ventures opens Dock 1053, situated directly across from Raleigh Iron Works.
Jamestown & Grubb Ventures breaks ground on Raleigh Iron Works.
Raleigh Iron Works continues to grow as construction forges ahead.
Raleigh Iron Works will open to the public.
Committed to Community-Centered Placemaking
A project of Raleigh Iron Work’s scale and scope requires the experienced leadership of owners committed to crafting landmark projects that create enduring quality, long-term value and a sense of community. Jamestown and Grubb Ventures are just such the owners.
Grubb Ventures has extensive experience in creating and redeveloping high quality communities in infill locations in North Carolina, including renowned neighbor, Dock 1053 and Glenwood Place.
Jamestown boasts an impressive portfolio of urban community cornerstones centered around prominent historic renovations, including highly-regarded developments such as Ponce City Market in Atlanta, Chelsea Market in New York and Industry City in Brooklyn.
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