The mission of the Raleigh Historic Development Commission is to identify, preserve, protect, and promote Raleigh’s historic resources.
If you are researching a historic property, you may wish to utilize the following resources:
- Library of Congress: Built in America
- NCSU Libraries: NC Architects and Builders
- NCSU Libraries: The Architectural and Building Records of North Carolina
- NCSU Libraries: The Built Heritage of North Carolina
- North Carolina Maps
- North Carolina State Archives
- City of Raleigh Museum
- UNC University Libraries: North Carolina Collection Photographic Libraries
- Wake County Register of Deeds
Raleigh Historic Cemeteries
- Historic Oakwood Cemetery and Mausoleum
- Raleigh City Cemeteries Preservation
- Raleigh National Cemetery
If you are searching for geneological information, please contact the State Library of North Carolina.
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.