Raleigh City Council Approves Dix Lease Agreement

December, 05, 2012
Raleigh City Council Approves Dix Lease Agreement

The City of Raleigh will lease the Dorothea Dix Hospital campus from the State of North Carolina for 75 years under a lease agreement approved by the City Council this afternoon on a 7-1 vote.

Historic Dix Vote Paves way for Raleigh’s Central Park

December, 04, 2012
Historic Dix Vote Paves way for Raleigh’s Central Park

Today, the NC Council of state approved the Dix Park proposal - effectively preserving the 300-plus acres located at the campus and setting it aside to create a Destination Park for countless generations to enjoy.

Making Raleigh’s Central Park - Let’s Make Dix Happen

November, 28, 2012
Making Raleigh’s Central Park - Let’s Make Dix Happen

Last-minute legislative push to make the 306 acres of historic buildings, trails, and green space on Dix campus a park meets resistance.

Dix Closing is Raleigh’s Loss

November, 10, 2010
Dix Closing is Raleigh’s Loss

Dorothea Dix hospital aka “Dix Hill” has provided what many would submit as a touchstone of a civilized society.