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The mission of the Raleigh Historic Development Commission is to identify, preserve, protect, and promote Raleigh’s historic resources.

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Next COA Major Work Deadline:
4:00 pm on September 14

 

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Community Conversation Oberlin in October

Celebrate the history of the Latta House and University and the Oberlin Community:

Oberlin In October:
Digging for the Past of the Latta House
Saturday, October 10, 2009
10:00 a.m. -- 12:00 p.m.
Latta House and University Site -- 1001 Parker Street, Raleigh

Earl Ijames, North Carolina Museum of History discussing the history of the Oberlin community and Latta University in the context of Reconstruction Era Raleigh.

Scott Seibel, Environmental Services, Inc. discussing the archaeological survey of the Latta House and University site.

Bill Shepard, Latta House Foundation Founder sharing the mission and work of the Latta House Foundation.

Sponsored by the Raleigh Historic Districts Commission, in partnership with Preservation North Carolina and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Raleigh Parks and Recreation, and the Latta House Foundation.

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Perspective

Courtesy of ESICourtesy of ESI
Photo courtesy of ESI.Photo courtesy of ESI.

Transportation

Please consider walking or using public transportation when planning for Oberlin in October.

CAT Bus Route #6
Oberlin Road and Van Dyke Avenue
(see Event Map)

An Oberlin Community Picnic

 

Courtesy of Latta House FoundationCourtesy of Latta House Foundation

Raleigh Historic Landmarks (RHLs)

On September 5, Raleigh City Council held a joint public hearing with RHDC regarding 4 proposed new Raleigh Historic Landmarks. READ MORE

Historic Overlay Districts (HODs)

The Glenwood-Brooklyn National Register District has become the 1st HOD-Streetside.  READ MORE

 

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Certificates of Appropriateness (COAs)

Deadline dates for the 2017 COA meetings have changed!  The revised schedule and deadlines document has been posted here.