The mission of the Raleigh Historic Development Commission is to identify, preserve, protect, and promote Raleigh’s historic resources.
Crabtree Jones House
This Federal-style plantation house features molded weatherboards, modillion cornice, Flemish bond chimneys and six-panel doors. Nathaniel Jones, an early Wake County settler, built the dwelling. Today, the wooded site is an eighteenth-century island surrounded by late twentieth- and early twenty-first century commercial and industrial development. Private residence.
*National Register of Historic Places
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.