Tuesday, November 18, 2008

That's My World Tuesday #5: Velvet Cloak Inn


"Velvet Cloak"
Raleigh, NC - August 2008 (Click to embiggen)

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The Velvet Cloak Inn on Hillsboro Street is one of those places that's best described as "iconic". It has been in the same place for longer than I can remember (which, believe me, is quite a long while) and isn't showing any signs of going away anytime soon.

Other hotels have come and gone, more still probably will come and go, and the stately old lady on Hillsboro Street will probably outlast them all.


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14 comments:

Daryl said...

All those flags ... a lot of visiting poobahs, I guess


:-Daryl

RAMOSFOREST.ENVIRONMENT said...

Beautiful place and good report.

ewok1993 said...

Nice place to stay I'm sure.

Thanks for sharing your world.

Sylvia K said...

Thanks for sharing, lovely and interesting photo!

Migs CFL fan said...

Great capture. Thanks for sharing!

Cheers!
Regina In Pictures

Laughing Orca Ranch said...

Such an international hotel, eh?

Romantic shot.

Thanks for a view of your world today,
Lisa
New Mexico, USA

fishing guy said...

Mojo: From the flags i would have never guessed Raliegh, NC.

Carletta said...

The Velvet Cloak - has such a romantic sound to it. Beautiful shot in the 'cloak' of night! :)

babooshka said...

It sounds so mysterious. Just the mane alone conjours up such wonderful images.

Leslie: said...

I love the name - it's sounds so mysterious for some reason.

Brit' Gal Sarah said...

Very nice aspect in this picture.

Arija said...

Thank goodness you have something in your town that is not here to-day and gone to-morrow. In my lifetime even the big iconic stores that have been in the family for generations have fallen to greed and economic rationalism.
Good for you!

The Good Life in Virginia said...

thanks for sharing a little about your part of the world in north carolina.

have a wonderful week.

erin

Wren said...

Looks nice: much nicer than the hotel I stayed in when last there (If only I had known!)