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Blount Street has always been a part of Raleigh—it runs straight through the original one-square-mile city plan that William Christmas drew in 1792. Today’s Blount Street extends from just south of…

Many Raleigh landmarks reflect the achievement, culture, and struggle of the city’s African American population. The oldest date to the nineteenth century. Estey Hall, built in 1874 at Shaw…

Education, manufacturing, and retail expand in Raleigh's healthy economy at the end of the nineteenth century The exuberance and variety of late-nineteenth-century architecture contrasts with…

Raleigh is known for its many educational institutions, so it is no surprise that the city has a good number of landmark properties reflecting that history. The oldest are two buildings at St.…

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Raleigh Historic is a free mobile app which curates Raleigh's landscape through the use of geo-located historical text and archival images. As the site develops, archival film, oral history and other audio, as well as short documentary videos will be included. Raleigh Historic is available in the iOS App Store and the Google Play Android App Market.