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David and Ernestine Weaver House

David and Ernestine Weaver House
Street Address: 
1203 East Lane Street
Date: 
1922

David Weaver made Raleigh swing in the 1930s and 1940s. Weaver managed the dance hall in the Masonic Temple at 427 S.

Bailey-Bunn House

Bailey-Bunn House
Street Address: 
302 North Blount Street
Date: 
1922

This two-story brick house was built in the Georgian Revival style in the side yard of the Hawkins-Hartness House for Mrs. Hawkins's niece, Martha Hawkins Bailey.

Josephus Daniels House (Wakestone)

Josephus Daniels House (Wakestone)
Street Address: 
1520 Caswell Street
Date: 
1920

Wakestone was the home of Josephus Daniels, editor of the Raleigh News & Observer (1894-1933); Secretary of the Navy (1913-21) under President Woodrow Wilson; and Ambassador to Mexico (1933-41)

Andrews-London House

Andrews-London House
Street Address: 
301 North Blount Street
Date: 
1918

The Andrews-London House is a fine example of the Georgian Revival style. Designed by James A.

Lemuel and Julia Delany House

Lemuel and Julia Delany House
Street Address: 
210 and 212 North State Street
Date: 
1917

Built by physician and business leader Lemuel Thackara Delany of the distinguished Delany family of Raleigh and his wife, Saint Augustine's College instructor Julia Amaza (Brown) Delany, this histo

Capital Apartments

Capital Apartments
Street Address: 
127 New Bern Avenue
Date: 
1917

Designed in the Beaux Arts style, this structure is the first urban high-rise apartment building erected in Raleigh.

Dr. Hubert Benbury Haywood House

Dr. Hubert Benbury Haywood House
Street Address: 
634 North Blount Street
Date: 
1916

Located on the southeast corner of Pace and Blount Streets, this house embodies the distinctive early twentieth-century Prairie style of architecture developed by Frank Lloyd Wright and characteriz

Dr. Z.M. Caveness House

Dr. Z.M. Caveness House
Street Address: 
1804 Hillsborough Street
Date: 
1916

Designed by architect Harry P. S. Keller, the Dr. Z. M.

Tucker House

Tucker House
Street Address: 
418 North Person Street
Date: 
1915

This imposing Neoclassical frame house features a two-story columned portico, beveled-glass window detailing, and a symmetrical composition.

John W. Thompson House

John W. Thompson House
Street Address: 
1117 Hillsborough Street
Date: 
ca. 1910

The Thompson house is one of several remaining dwellings from the once-grand residential corridor that extended along Hillsborough Street from the Capitol west to Oberlin Road.

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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)

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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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