Our Mission

The mission of the Raleigh Historic Development Commission is to identify, preserve, protect, and promote Raleigh’s historic resources.

Raleigh Historic Resources

Raleigh has a wealth of historic resources, many of which have been designated as historically significant on the local, state, and/or national levels. These include:

Local

State

National

A Comparison of the National Register of Historic Places with Local Historic Designations (SHPO) 

National Register Travel Itinerary

The National Register of Historic Places features a travel itinerary  for historic Raleigh.

What You Can Do

RHDC receives suggestions for local historic districts, local landmarks, and National Register districts from interested citizens, property owners, community groups, public officials, and others on a regular basis. Please let the Commission know what historic resources the community values by emailing us.

Sources: The History of Raleigh

Historic Overlay Districts (HODs)

Oberlin Village was designated a General Historic Overlay District (HOD-G) on February 6, 2018.  READ MORE

 

Raleigh Historic Landmarks (RHLs)

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