Sir Walter Hotel

Once known as the "third house of state government" because so many legislators gathered there, the ten-story Neoclassical Revival building was long a center of Raleigh's social scene. The hotel was renovated as apartments for the elderly in the late 1970s.

Date: 1924

Images

Sir Walter Hotel, 2010 Image courtesy of B. Fullington, Capital City Camera Club.
Sir Walter Hotel, 2010 Detail. Image courtesy of B. Fullington, Capital City Camera Club.
Sir Walter Hotel, 2010 Awning. Image courtesy of B. Fullington, Capital City Camera Club.
Sir Walter Hotel, 2010 Image courtesy of B. Fullington, Capital City Camera Club.
Sir Walter Hotel, 1928 Image courtesy of Archives History, Arch and Hist.
Sir Walter Hotel, 1928 Image courtesy of Arch. and Hist.
Sir Walter Hotel, 1928 Aerial View. Image courtesy of Arch. and Hist.
Sir Walter Hotel, 1928 Hotel Entry. Image courtesy of Arch. and Hist.
Sir Walter Hotel, 1920 Hotel Exit View. Image courtesy of Arch. and Hist.
Sir Walter Hotel, 1980 Image by Michael Zirkle Photography, copyright Raleigh Historic Development Commission.
Sir Walter Hotel Image courtesy of the State Archives of North Carolina.
Sir Walter Hotel Image courtesy of State Archives of North Carolina.

Location

400-412 Fayetteville Street

Metadata

RHDC, “Sir Walter Hotel,” Raleigh Historic, accessed February 5, 2023, https://raleighhistoric.org/items/show/80.