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  • Velvet Cloak Inn demolished to make room for student housing

    A demolition crew tears down the Velvet Cloak Inn, a fixture on Hillsborough Street in Raleigh on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. The inn will be replaced by a 150-unit student housing complex that will accommodate about 500 people.

A demolition crew tears down the Velvet Cloak Inn, a fixture on Hillsborough Street in Raleigh on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. The inn will be replaced by a 150-unit student housing complex that will accommodate about 500 people. Travis Long and Chris Seward tlong@newsobserver.com
A demolition crew tears down the Velvet Cloak Inn, a fixture on Hillsborough Street in Raleigh on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. The inn will be replaced by a 150-unit student housing complex that will accommodate about 500 people. Travis Long and Chris Seward tlong@newsobserver.com

A farewell to Raleigh’s Velvet Cloak Inn

February 28, 2017 7:10 PM