Our Mission

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 September 14


Contact Us


Join us at the Lustron House Fundraising Event! 

Help Save Raleigh’s Lustron Home

Thursday, December 8

AIA NC Building
14 E. Peace Street, Raleigh
Doors Open at 6:30pm
Tickets: $15 each

Documentary Film Showing at 7 p.m.
Lustron: The House America's Been Waiting For

Panel Discussion to follow

George Smart, NC Modernist Houses
Deborah Chay, Durham Lustron Homeowner
Virginia Faust, Realtor & Lustron Specialist
Dan Becker, Moderator

Co-sponsored by NC Modernist Houses

What is a Lustron House?  Read about them here.

Lustron Flyer

Raleigh Historic Landmarks (RHLs)

On September 5, Raleigh City Council held a joint public hearing with RHDC regarding 4 proposed new Raleigh Historic Landmarks. READ MORE

Historic Overlay Districts (HODs)

The Glenwood-Brooklyn National Register District has become the 1st HOD-Streetside.  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.