Capital Apartments

Designed in the Beaux Arts style, this structure is the first urban high-rise apartment building erected in Raleigh. It consists of five floors arranged in a U-shape around a well in the main facade. All floor plans have the same features, fireplaces, fourteen-foot ceilings, and exterior porches. Private residences.

Date: 1917


Capital Apartments, 2010
Capital Apartments, 2010 Image courtesy of A. Neifeld, Capital City Camera Club.
Capital Apartments, 1980s
Capital Apartments, 1980s Image by Michael Zirkle Photography, copyright Raleigh Historic Development Commission.


127 New Bern Place


RHDC, “Capital Apartments,” Raleigh Historic, accessed July 18, 2024,