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List of Famous Raleigh Buildings & Structures

Updated June 8, 2017 7.8k views49 items

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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    Agriculture Building

    The Agriculture Building is a state government building located in Raleigh, North Carolina. Built in 1921, it is an example of Classical Revival architecture. The Agriculture Building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.  ...more
    • City/Town: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1921
    • Style: Neoclassicism, Classical Revival
    • City/Town: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    • Style: Italianate architecture
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    Briggs Hardware Building

    The Briggs Hardware Building is a four story historic building in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina built in 1874 by Thomas Briggs to house his family-owned hardware store. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Currently the building is home to the Raleigh City Museum, and is owned by a joint group of non-profit organizations.  ...more
    • City/Town: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1874
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    Capehart House

    The Capehart House is a Queen Anne Style house built circa 1898 by Charles P. Snuggs for Lucy Catherine Capehart and her second husband B.A. Capehart. It is on the National Register of Historic Places. It is located on 424 North Blount Street. The house is one of the best examples of Queen Anne Style that is still standing in Raleigh. The Capehart House has an irregular skyline, made of towers, turrets, dormers, and pediments, and facades which are luxuriously ornamented with colors and textures such as stained glass and decorative wooden design. After Capehart's death, H. H. Crocker owned the home until 1947 and it was used for apartments. In 1971 the state bought the house and it is now  ...more
    • City/Town: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1898
    • Style: Queen Anne Style architecture (Great Britain & Australia)