The mission of the Raleigh Historic Development Commission is to identify, preserve, protect, and promote Raleigh’s historic resources.
Raleigh Historic Development Commission
Design Guidelines Update
Following the evening meeting of the Raleigh City Council on Tuesday, February 7. The Design Guidelines for Raleigh Historic Districts and Landmarks public hearing was rescheduled for the afternoon of March 21. At its November 15, 2016 meeting, Raleigh City Council forwarded discussion of the updated Design Guidelines for Raleigh Historic Districts and Landmarks to its Safe, Vibrant and Healthy Neighborhoods Committee. The meeting was held Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 5:00 in the Council Chambers. Subsequent to this meeting, the entire Design Guidelines were forwarded by City Council to the Planning Commission for review as a text change, as the Design Guidelines are referenced in City Code. Discussion at the Safe, Vibrant and Healthy Neighborhoods Committee meeting prompted the commission to offer a final amendment to the proposed Design Guidelines, which was approved by the Planning Commission at its January 10, 2017 meeting. More information on the process is here.
Lustron House Fundraiser
Thanks to all who joined RHDC in learning about historic pre-fab steel houses! Details here.
Plummer T. Hall House Update
The Plummer T. Hall House, a Raleigh Historic Landmark (RHL) located at 814 Oberlin Road, is for sale! Stay tuned for release of a RFP.
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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)
The 2017 meeting scheulde has been posted here.