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Dorothea Dix Hospital

May 5, 2015

Council of State approves NC hospital land sale to Raleigh

RALEIGH (AP) — The long-negotiated deal to sell North Carolina government property where a mental hospital stood for more than 150 years in Raleigh is complete. Top executive branch elected officials voted unanimously Tuesday to approve the sale terms of the old Dorothea Dix site to Raleigh for $52 million. Gov. Pat McCrory praised the […]

Apr 7, 2015

McCrory: Final contract close for land sale to Raleigh

An agreement under which North Carolina will sell land to Raleigh for a large park could be finalized early next month.

Jan 13, 2015

New $52 M deal to sell Dorothea Dix land to Raleigh for park

Gov. Pat McCrory and Raleigh leaders announced Monday that they've reached a new $52 million deal to sell to the city land where a state mental hospital long stood, a tract Raleigh wants to use to build a large park near downtown.

Apr 3, 2014

Raleigh offers $38 million for Dix property

The city of Raleigh has offered $38 million for the old Dorothea Dix hospital property from the state of North Carolina.

Jul 23, 2013

Dorothea Dix Hospital land deal put on ice

After months of grumbling by Republican legislators, a lease deal between former Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue and the city of Raleigh over 325 acres where a mental hospital once stood has been shelved until next year.

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