2539 S. Saunders Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: (919) 863-0091
Fax: (919) 821-4483
2539 S. Saunders Street, Raleigh, NC, US, 27603
- Phone: (919) 863-0091
- Fax: (919) 821-4483
A city location for Muslim worship and other services.
The Estey Hall popular as the oldest building surviving at Shaw, is a late Victorian style structure. Also known as the first building constructed for the higher education of the black women in the United States. The women attended the lectures at the Estey Hall in different fields such as music, art, religion and economic. The hall stood strong for almost 100 years to the Shaw university.
Established in the year 1907, it is a historic neighborhood in Raleigh, North Carolina. It has over 250 houses, 12 streets and seven entrances to the neighborhood. It is named after William S. Boylan, a publisher from New Jersey. A rock band The Connells produced an album named Boylan Heights in the year 1987. The neighborhood features predominance of wood, bungalows, Classical and Colonial revival houses, trees, sidewalks, and so on. It projects original architectural values of beauty and elegance.
This historic mansion stands still despite facing hardships in the American Civil War. Montfort Hall retains its Italian design and original charm. Some of the architectural highlights of this structure include a rotunda, Corinthian columns and stained-glass windows. It is featured on the National Register of Historic Places.
Located on the site of a large plantation once owned by Colonel Theophilus Hunter, this two story, late Georgian style house was built by his son with the house containing a one story rear wing that adjoins the small late 18th century home of his father. The Dorothea Dix Hospital for mental illness is located on the site and the house contains a historic exhibit and memorabilia of the hospital.
A Virginia Historic Landmark and an Historic American Building, this historic home has been designed as an architectural museum house exposing three historic periods. There are 90 architectural features labeled as teaching points inside the house and collections on display also highlight the history of Mulberry Island.
The Raleigh region of North Carolina is bequeathed with a monumental district in the form of the Fayetteville Street Historic District. It is inclusive of blocks from the south part of West Hargett Street, north side of the West Martin Street, and from South Salisbury Street. The district constitutes of mainly commercial establishments. A distinctive highlight is that 11 of its buildings are actively listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Also, the introduction of a skyscraper boom was caused due to the Modernist towers in 1960s.
In Downtown Raleigh, the Moore Square is the place to go to if you want a taste of the local culture. Named after the former State Attorney General Alfred E. Moore, this square started as a gathering place, then, through its course in history, it gradually grew in importance in the community. It became the place in the city, where all the major, and even the seemingly minor, cultural events were held. From Farmer's Markets to the bigger events like the World Beer Festival and Artsplosure, the Moore Square retains its place as a focal point for culture in Raleigh.
Colonel Joel Lane played a key role in North Carolina's transition from county to state and Raleigh's capital city status. Later known as "The Father of Raleigh," he constructed this establishment in the 1760s in a primarily rural location, making it a recipient of admiration. Owned and restored by the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America, the manor houses a unique collection of artifacts, paintings and furniture that archetypes 18th-century living. The historic site has accolades aplenty to its credit, and guided tours to the museum attract throngs of locals, tourists, historians and educational organizations. The manicured lawns and verdant gardens make for a serene backdrop.
Named after Alfred Moore, the Moore Square Historic District is featured on the National Register of Historic Places. This district consists of East Hargett Street, formerly Black Main Street, City Market, Marbles Kids Museum and IMAX Theater. Various programs and community events are organised here such as the Raleigh Art Festival, movie in the park and farmers market. All of these activities makes this area lively and a must-visit destination when in town.
This stone and brick historic structure holds major significance in Raleigh. Along with being constructed as a municipal water service, it also came to be used as an adaptive reuse. The Colonial Revival tower supported a massive water tank. The Raleigh Water Tank was the city's first water tower.
The St. Paul A.M.E. Church is a historic congregation established in 1884. Built in the Late Gothic Revival style, it has a brick and frame structure. This beautiful church is considered to be the very first African American church in the city and the oldest in county. The church is a part of the National Register of Historic Places and has also been listed as a Raleigh Historic Landmark. The church is open for services and other religious ceremonies.