West Raleigh

West Raleigh

Dorton Arena in Raleigh, designed by Matthew Nowicki

West Raleigh lies along Hillsborough Street and Western Boulevard. The area is bordered to the west by suburban Cary. It is home to North Carolina State UniversityMeredith CollegePullen ParkPullen Memorial Baptist Church, the Islamic Association of Raleigh, Cameron Village, Lake Johnson, the North Carolina Museum of Art and historic Saint Mary’s School. Primary thoroughfares serving West Raleigh, in addition to Hillsborough Street, are Avent Ferry Road, Blue Ridge Road, and Western Boulevard. The PNC Arenais also located here adjacent to the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. These are located approximately 2 miles from Rex Hospital.