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Late Nineteenth Century,1866-1899

Latta House & University Site

Latta House & University Site
Street Address: 
1001 Parker Street
Date: 
1892

Lee House

Lee House
Street Address: 
422 North Blount Street
Date: 
1899

Leonidas R. Wyatt House

Leonidas R. Wyatt House
Street Address: 
109 South Bloodworth Street
Date: 
1881-1882

Lewis-Joyner House

Lewis-Joyner House
Street Address: 
304 East Jones Street
Date: 
ca. 1878

Merrimon-Wynne House

Merrimon-Wynne House
Street Address: 
500 North Blount Street
Date: 
1875

Norburn Terrace

Norburn Terrace
Street Address: 
212 Lafayette Road
Date: 
1899

North Carolina Agricultural Experiment Station Cottage

North Carolina Agricultural Experiment Station Cottage
Street Address: 
2714 Vanderbilt Avenue
Date: 
1886, 1926

North Carolina School for the Blind and Deaf Dormitory

North Carolina School for the Blind and Deaf Dormitory
Street Address: 
216 West Jones Street
Date: 
1898

Oberlin Cemetery

Oberlin Cemetery
Street Address: 
1014 Oberlin Road
Date: 
1873-1971

Pilot-Crompton Mill

Pilot-Crompton Mill
Street Address: 
1121 Haynes Street
Date: 
1893, 1910, ca. 1917

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Raleigh Historic Landmarks (RHLs)

Tuesday, August 4 Raleigh City Council designated the Owen and Dorothy Smith House and Gethsemane Adventist Church our 160th and 161st Raleigh Historic Landmarks!. 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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