Inside the Beltline

Downtown Raleigh

Inside the Beltline: The Jewel in Raleigh's Crown

The blossoming city of Raleigh is a place where you can live, work, and play. But if you truly want to be in the heart of all the action without sacrificing any suburban or metropolitan charm, it's time to take a closer look at Raleigh's coveted Inside the Beltline neighborhood. Defined as the area within Interstate 440, ITB features some of the Triangle's most luxurious and historic communities. As if that isn't enough, you'll also find Downtown Raleigh, countless museums and festivals, and ample job opportunities Inside the Beltline.

Thinking about making a move to this one-of-a-kind neighborhood? Let's explore everything ITB has to offer.

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Inside the Beltline Highlights

Exquisite arts and culture

Since Inside the Beltline encompasses Downtown Raleigh, residents have easy access to the state's best museums, performing arts centers, and art galleries. Be sure to take a tour of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, enjoy a show at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, attend one of the many festivals happening annually on Fayetteville Street, or peruse the student exhibits on display at nearby universities.

Upscale shopping and dining

From the cobblestone streets of Historic City Market to gleaming storefronts of the Village District (formerly known as Cameron Village), Inside the Beltline has a plethora of unique shopping and dining options. Not surprisingly, Zagat named Raleigh among the top food cities in recent years. If you really want to live like a local, try checking out some of the best eateries and breweries in the City of Oaks, including Beasley's Chicken + Honey, Sitti, Neomonde, and Lynnwood Brewing Concern.

ITB at a Glance

Getting Around

Durham: 30 mins
Cary: 20 mins
Raleigh-Durham Int'l Airport: 20 mins


Population: 464,000
Median Home Value: $414,800
Median Household Income: $67,266

A Snapshot of ITB

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Excellent location

Longtime Raleigh residents refer to the area encircled by the I-440 loop as "Inside the Beltline," or ITB. Because this area is located in the heart of Raleigh, you'll always be just a short drive from top employers, attractions, restaurants, and shops in Downtown Raleigh.

Historic communities

Before Raleigh's rapid development in the 20th century, Inside the Beltline neighborhoods were considered the suburbs of Raleigh. Today, communities such as Hayes Barton, Mordecai, and Historic Oakwood feature beautifully restored homes with rich character.

Beautiful homes

Inside the Beltline homes span decades of development, so you can truly find what you're looking for in this area. Historic 18th- and 19th-century homes, mid-century properties, Victorian and Georgian architecture, and even condos and townhomes are just a few styles you'll encounter throughout ITB.

Ready to Find Your Home in ITB?

If you want to learn more about real estate Inside the Beltline, just get in touch with Linda Craft Team Realtors®.  We have all the resources you need to buy, sell, or explore Raleigh and its amazing suburbs!

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