Our Mission

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

Raleigh Properties with Statewide Significance

Properties designated as having statewide significance are rare. Raleigh has two such properties, the Josephus Daniels House (Wakestone) and the Rogers-Bagley-Daniels-Pegues House.


On Hold: Statewide Significance for the Dr. M.T. Pope House

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