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Late Nineteenth Century,1866-1899
The chapel is one of the oldest surviving buildings on Saint Augustine's campus. Students built the irregular T-shaped chapel of native granite under the direction of Rev. Henry Beard Delany.
In 1892, freed slave and teacher Rev. M. L.
Holladay Hall has an irregular H-shape with a three-story main pavilion flanked by two-and-one-half-story gable-roofed wings. It employs both Classical and Romanesque details.
The City of Raleigh erected this octagonal brick tower to house its water supply in 1887; the structure included an attached two-story office building.
In 1886, this two-story frame farmhouse stood on ten acres well beyond the city limits.
The office of Alfred B. Mullet, supervising architect of the United States Treasury Department, designed what was to be the first federal project in North Carolina following the Civil War.
Estey Hall was the first structure built for the higher education of African American women in the United States and is the oldest surviving building on the Shaw University campus. Designed by G.
An urban-based industrial complex two blocks north of the 1881 city limits, the mill buildings and accompanying worker housing mirrored those of rural mill sites. James and William H.
Caraleigh Mills is the largest of the six textile mills built in Raleigh.
This structure stands as a relatively rare example of late-nineteenth-century industrial architecture in Raleigh, a city that has always been a government, education, and market center rather than
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Raleigh Historic Landmarks (RHLs)
A joint public hearing with the Raleigh City Council regarding the designation of the John E. & Frances Beaman House as a Raleigh Historic Landmark was held Tuesday, May 7, 2013. READ MORE
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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.