Our Mission

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

Chavis Park Carousel

Photo by Michael Zirkle Photography, copyright RHDC
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Chavis Park at East Lenoir Street and Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard
ca. 1913 carousel installed in the park in 1937

Historic Overlay Districts (HODs)

Oberlin Village was designated a General Historic Overlay District (HOD-G) on February 6, 2018.  READ MORE


Raleigh Historic Landmarks (RHLs)

On October 3, Raleigh City Council adopted ordinances for 4 new Raleigh Historic Landmarks. READ MORE