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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.

Montgomery House

Montgomery House
Street Address: 
214 New Bern Place
Date: 
ca. 1906

Judge Walter A. Montgomery, a state supreme court justice, built this two-story frame house with classical detailing in the 100 block of E. Edenton Street.

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Raleigh Historic Landmarks (RHLs)

On Tuesday, January 6 Raleigh City Council will consider 3 proposed landmark designations. 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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