The mission of the Raleigh Historic Development Commission is to identify, preserve, protect, and promote Raleigh’s historic resources.
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Celebrate Raleigh Historic Preservation
Month! See, Save, Celebrate!
Please join the City of Raleigh and the RHDC in celebrating Raleigh Historic Preservation Month and National Historic Preservation Month.
Historic Overlay District Street Signage Project
On May 13 RHDC held a public meeting at the COR Museum to provide information on the new street signage that will replace the white and blue oval sign toppers in the historic overlay districts. Read More.
Crabtree Jones House Update
On April 18 the National Park Service (NPS approved the move of the Crabtree Jones House! Read More.
Raleigh Historic Landmarks (RHLs)
Raleigh City Council will consider the designation of the John E. & Frances Beaman House as a Raleigh Historic Landmark on June 4, 2013. READ MORE
Historic Overlay Districts (HODs)
The city’s first new HOD in 20 years celebrated its 1st anniversary May 1.
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Certificates of Appropriateness (COAs)
After a year-long public effort of updating the Design Guidelines, the draft document is in the hands of the City Attorney prior to going to the RHDC and City Council for formal adoption.