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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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4:00 pm on August 19

 

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John T. and Mary Turner House

John T. and Mary Turner House
Street Address: 
1002 Oberlin Road
Date: 
ca. 1900

John W. Thompson House

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

Josephus Daniels House (Wakestone)

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

Lane-Bennett House

Lane-Bennett House
Street Address: 
7408 Ebenezer Church Road
Date: 
1775

Lee House

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

Lemuel and Julia Delany House

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

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

Lewis-Smith House

Lewis-Smith House
Street Address: 
515 North Blount Street
Date: 
ca. 1855

Marshall-Harris-Richardson House

Marshall-Harris-Richardson House
Street Address: 
116 North Person Street
Date: 
ca. 1900

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Raleigh Historic Landmarks (RHLs)

Tuesday, July 7 Raleigh City Council held a joint Public Hearing with RHDC regarding landmark designation of the Owen and Dorothy Smith House and Gethsemane Adventist Church. 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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