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:
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
Raleigh Historic Landmarks (RHLs)
On May 3, Raleigh City Council designated the Anna Riddick House and Horton-Beckham-Bretsch House as 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.