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List of Famous Raleigh Buildings & Structures

List of the famous landmarks that make up the Raleigh skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Raleigh architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Raleigh are included on this list. Information about these Raleigh buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Raleigh and older historic landmarks.

List includes Carter–Finley Stadium, North Carolina Executive Mansion, more.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Raleigh?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Raleigh. Famous architectural houses within the city of Raleigh are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
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    Carter–Finley Stadium

    Wayne Day Family Field at Carter–Finley Stadium is home to the North Carolina State University Wolfpack football team. It was opened in 1966 and has grown to a seating capacity of 57,583 seats.  ...more
    • City/Town: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1966
    • Architect: Charles H. Kahn
    • Architecture Firm: Corley Redfoot Zack
    • Created By: Charles H. Kahn
    • City/Town: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    • Architect: Richard Upjohn
    • Created By: Richard Upjohn
    • Style: Gothic Revival architecture
  • Christ Episcopal Church is an Episcopal church in Raleigh, North Carolina located on Edenton Street. It is located within Capitol Area Historic District, a National Historic Landmark district and has a distinctive bronze weather vane at the peak of its steeple. The Ravenscroft School, a private K-12 school in Raleigh, was started by members of the church and named after the Episcopal Bishop of the area at that time, John Stark Ravenscroft, who was also the rector of the church. Olivia Raney served as organist until her death in 1896. The church was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1987.  ...more
    • City/Town: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1848
    • Architect: Richard Upjohn, Hobart Upjohn
    • Created By: Richard Upjohn, Hobart Upjohn
    • Style: Gothic Revival architecture
  • The Dodd-Hinsdale House was built in 1879 for the family of the Raleigh, North Carolina, city mayor. It was constructed in the Italianate style, with some Second Empire embellishments.  ...more
    • City/Town: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1887
    • Style: Italianate architecture, Victorian architecture, Second Empire