Once known as the "Second State House" because so many legislators gathered there, the Sir Walter Hotel is a ten-story Neoclassical Revival style building that was long a center of Raleigh's social scene. The hotel was renovated as apartments for the elderly in the late 1970s.

Photo by B. Fullington, Capital City Camera Club
Courtesy of Preservation North Carolina


400-412 Fayetteville Street
Neoclassical Revival


J. A. Salter

Local/National Designations
Raleigh Historic Landmark
National Register of Historic Places


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