NC, Raleigh councils OK lease to create Dix park

Associated Press
NC, Raleigh councils OK lease to create Dix park

The main building on the Dorothea Dix Hospital property is shown in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. North Carolina's top elected statewide leaders agreed Tuesday to lease the prime urban property where a mental hospital stood for more than 150 years to the City of Raleigh to develop a park, rebuffing Republicans and allies who questioned the deal's timing and value. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

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