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Holladay Hall, NC State University

Photo by D. Strevel, Capital City Camera Club
Street Address: 
Primrose Avenue (North Carolina State University Campus)
Date: 
1889

Holladay Hall has an irregular H-shape with a three-story main pavilion flanked by two-and-one-half-story gable-roofed wings. It employs both Classical and Romanesque details. Originally called Main Building but renamed for the college's first president, Alexander Quarles Holladay, the hall was the first building erected for the North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, now N.C. State University.

Raleigh Historic Landmarks (RHLs)

City Council designated the newest landmark on October 7 and scheduled a joint public hearing between Raleigh City Council and RHDC for November 5 at 7:00 p.m. to hear public comments regarding a historic landmark application and request for de-designation....READ MORE

Historic Overlay Districts (HODs)

The City has been installing new street signage... READ MORE 

Design guidelines dicsussions are underway... READ MORE 

 

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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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