The mission of the Raleigh Historic Development Commission is to identify, preserve, protect, and promote Raleigh’s historic resources.
Spring Hill/Theophilus Hunter House
Spring Hill was the home of prominent late eighteenth/early nineteenth century plantation owner and lawyer, Theophilus Hunter Jr. The earliest marked grave in Wake County, that of pioneer settler Theophilus Hunter Sr., is in the yard. The dwelling now houses offices for a university academic program.
Raleigh Historic Landmarks (RHLs)
On Tuesday, February 17 Raleigh City Council will consider the designation of the Lewis-Joyner House. READ MORE
Historic Overlay Districts (HODs)
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Certificates of Appropriateness (COAs)
The City's new UDO took effect September 1. With that comes a few process changes for Major Work COA Applications and an updated application form. Check out the COA process page on the City's website for more information. New! Approved Minor Work applications available on City web portal here.