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The mission of the Raleigh Historic Development Commission is to identify, preserve, protect, and promote Raleigh’s historic resources.

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Oak Grove Cemetery Survey Began 

Monday was rained out!  Come back Friday the 23rd!

Join us Monday, September 19, 2016 at Oak Grove Cemetery, 4303 Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC 27606 and see ground penetrating radar survey with your own eyes! Archaeologist Shawn Patch will begin the surveying from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm. The community is invited to attend to witness the process, and ask questions!

Chavis Park National Register Celebration

The commission and the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources sponsored a National Register nomination for Chavis Park. Come celebrate the listing!

Chavis Park Plaque Celebration

Design Guidelines Update

At the January 19, 2016 meeting the RHDC approved the draft of the Design Guidelines for Raleigh Historic Districts. The approved draft is being formatted prior to forwarding to City Council for adoption. Read the draft here.   

Plummer T. Hall House Update

The Plummer T. Hall House, a Raleigh Historic Landmark (RHL) located at 814 Oberlin Road, is for sale! The City has contracted with the nonprofit historic preservation organization Preservation North Carolina (PNC) to coordinate its sale. Please visit PNC's website for more information.

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Raleigh Historic Landmarks (RHLs)

On May 3, Raleigh City Council designated the Anna Riddick House and Horton-Beckham-Bretsch House as Raleigh Historic Landmarks. READ MORE

Historic Overlay Districts (HODs)

The Glenwood-Brooklyn National Register District has become the 1st HOD-Streetside.  READ MORE

 

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Certificates of Appropriateness (COAs)

Starting in April 2016, COA meetings will be held on the 4th Thursday of the month, except as noted.  The updated calendar is availble on the City's website here.

 

At the January 19, 2016 meeting the RHDC approved the draft of the Design Guidelines for Raleigh Historic Districts. The approved draft is being formatted prior to forwarding to City Council for adoption. 

READ MORE