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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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Next COA Major Work Deadline:
4:00 pm on August 8

 

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Capitol Square Historic District Tour

Thank you to all who participated!

Capitol Square Tour

First Streetside Historic Overlay District Adopted

Stay tuned for more information.  Meanwhile, check out the Ciy's page on the Glenwood-Brooklyn HOD-S.

Screening of Rosenwald was a Hit!

Another screening is being scheduled for sometime this summer.  Stay tuned for more info.

Rosenwald Poster

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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When shopping on Amazon.com, please use this link to make purchases through the Amazon Smile program. 0.5% of your purchase total will be donated to RHDC. (This does not affect Prime membership benefits.)

Chavis Park National Register Nomination Under Review

In support of the City's Master Park Plan Update for Chavis Park, the commission and the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources are sponsoring a National Register nomination for Chavis Park. The nomination will be reviewed by the State's National Register Advisory Committee in the spring.

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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