History: Raleigh Municipal Airport

The planned community of Renaissance Park that is rising in the northwest quadrant of the intersection of South Wilmington Street and Tryon Road is located on the site of the Raleigh Municipal Airport that served this area during the early decades of the airline...

Historic Yates Mill County Park

Southwest Raleigh is home to two related historic and natural resources that are unique in the city of Raleigh. Yates Mill, which definitely dates from around 1810 to 1820, but is thought to have structural elements dating to the mid-1750s, is located on Steep Hill...

History: E.B. Bain Water Treatment Plant

This entry about the history of south west Raleigh is about the E.B. Bain Water Treatment Plant located just west of South Wilmington Street on Fayetteville Street. Located at 1810 Fayetteville Road on Walnut Creek, the E. B. Bain Water Treatment Plant was constructed...