The mission of the Raleigh Historic Development Commission is to identify, preserve, protect, and promote Raleigh’s historic resources.
Raleigh Historic Development Commission
Streetside Historic Overlay District (HOD) Meeting
The commission was invited to present information on the City's new Streetside HOD on February 25. SLIDESHOW
The Nominations Committee is responsible for identifying and soliciting qualified candidates for appointments to the RHDC, which are submitted as recommendations to Raleigh City Council. There will be a minimum of one vacancy on the commission as of July 1, 2014. More...
Historic Preservation Economic Impact Analysis
Industry expert Place Economics is conducting an economic impact analysis of historic preservation in Raleigh. Funded in part by the Raleigh Historic Development Commission and in part by a Historic Preservation Fund grant, RHDC will be administering the project. Please stay tuned for more information!
Plummer T. Hall House Update
The Plummer T. Hall House, a Raleigh Historic Landmark (RHL) located at 814 Oberlin Road, is for sale! The City has contracted with the nonprofit historic preservation organization Preservation North Carolina to coordinate its sale.
As a RHL, any changes to the exterior of the property are subject to review by RHDC's Certificate of Appropriateness (COA) Committee. More information on this process and the landmarks program may be found throughout this website (www.rhdc.org). Additionally, please note that Capital Area Preservation holds historic preservation easements on the property.
Crabtree Jones House Move Update
The Crabtree Jones House was relocated in early February. RHDC is co-sponsoring an archaeological survey with Preservation North Carolina to learn more about the historic site prior to redevelopment. Stay tuned for more information! Read the summer newsletter to learn more.
Raleigh Historic Landmarks (RHLs)
On December 3 Raleigh City Council adopted ordinances designating the John & Belle Anderson House, the William & Georgia Holleman House, and the Merrimon-Wynne House as Raleigh Historic Landmarks...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.