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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 June 16

 

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Elmwood

Elmwood
Street Address: 
16 North Boylan Avenue
Date: 
ca. 1813

Executive Mansion, Burke Square

Executive Mansion, Burke Square
Street Address: 
200 North Blount Street (Burke Square)
Date: 
1883-1891

Fadum House

Fadum House
Street Address: 
3056 Granville Drive
Date: 
1949-1950

G. Dewey and Elma Arndt House

G. Dewey and Elma Arndt House
Street Address: 
1428 Canterbury Road
Date: 
1961

Garland Scott and Toler Moore Tucker House

Garland Scott and Toler Moore Tucker House
Street Address: 
414-418 North Person Street
Date: 
1914

Gray-Fish-Richardson House

Gray-Fish-Richardson House
Street Address: 
530 North Blount Street
Date: 
1881; before 1903

Grosvenor Gardens Apartments

Grosvenor Gardens Apartments
Street Address: 
1101 Hillsborough Street
Date: 
1939

Harwell Hamilton And Jean Bangs Harris House And Office

Harwell Hamilton And Jean Bangs Harris House And Office
Street Address: 
122 Cox Avenue
Date: 
1968-1970; 1977

Hawkins-Hartness House

Hawkins-Hartness House
Street Address: 
310 North Blount Street
Date: 
ca. 1882

Haywood Hall

Haywood Hall
Street Address: 
211 New Bern Place
Date: 
ca. 1799

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Raleigh Historic Landmarks (RHLs)

Shaw University's Leonard Medical School and Leonard Medical Hospital are Raleigh's newest designated historic landmarks! 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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