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Next COA Major Work Deadline:
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(former) Pine State Creamery

Photo by D. Strevel, Capital City Camera Club
Street Address: 
414 Glenwood Avenue
Date: 
1928, 1940s, 1960s

The State College Agricultural Extension Service encouraged the establishment of the Pine State Creamery as a dairy farmers' cooperative at the end of World War I. The dairy products plant is a two-story Art Moderne design in cream-colored brick. The building fronts Tucker Street and Glenwood Avenue, where a three-story tower accents the corner. A 1940s addition at the south end nearly doubled the building's size; a second addition and two wings date from the 1960s. The company closed in 1996 and the buildings have been renovated for commercial use.

Raleigh Historic Landmarks (RHLs)

City Council designated two new landmarks on July 1 and scheduled a joint public hearing between Raleigh City Council and RHDC on August 5 at 7:00 p.m. to hear public comments regarding another historic landmark application....READ MORE

Historic Overlay Districts (HODs)

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Certificates of Appropriateness (COAs)

The City's new UDO took effect September 1. With that comes a few process changes for Major Work COA Applications and an updated application form. Check out the COA process page on the City's website for more information. New! Approved Minor Work applications available on City web portal here.

 

After a year-long public effort of updating the Design Guidelines, the draft document is in the hands of the City Attorney prior to going to the RHDC and City Council for formal adoption. 

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