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Oakwood Historic District

Oakwood Ave., Raleigh, NC 27601

Historic Oakwood is a neighborhood in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina. It is known for its Historic Oakwood Cemetery, its many Victorian houses and its location close to the Mordecai Plantation Manor. During the 19th century, Historic Oakwood was home to prominent members of Raleigh's society. Its Victorian-era architectural styles include Second Empire, Queen Anne, and Italianate. Later infill brought the bungalow, the American Foursquare, American Craftsman style, and the Minimal Traditional house to the area.

The district is bounded roughly by Franklin Street in the north, Edenton and Morson Streets in the south, Person Street in the west and Watauga and Linden Streets in the east.

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