Located in the historic 1910 Carolina Power & Light Power House building, in the heart of the Glenwood South district in downtown Raleigh, Tobacco Road Sports Cafe is 12,000 sf. sports bar/restaurant and brewery. The project pays homage to the building’s original industrial purpose as the main steam-powered electric company in the early 20th century. Consisting of three bars, restaurant, private mezzanine dining and game room. The open, light-filled space relies on honest architecture and existing historic detailing. Rustic and mechanical elements are introduced within the exposed steel columns, emphasizing material and texture.