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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:
February 8


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Raleigh’s Lustron Home Saved!

On Saturday, September 23, 2017 the house moved from its original home to 314 Haywood Street.  Over the coming months it will be placed on a new foundation and reassembled. It will be available for sale soon and will require additional rehabilitation work including finishing the interior.



What is a Lustron House?  


Lustron Door Hanger Lustron Photo 2

 Lustron Photo 1 

 Lustron Hoiuse Pic 3

 Lustron House 4

Raleigh Historic Landmarks (RHLs)

On October 3, Raleigh City Council adopted ordinances for 4 new Raleigh Historic Landmarks. READ MORE

Historic Overlay Districts (HODs)

Oberlin Village is being considered as a General Historic Overlay District (HOD-G).  READ MORE



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Certificates of Appropriateness (COAs)

Deadline dates for the 2017 COA meetings have changed!  The revised schedule and deadlines document has been posted here.