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316 Cooke St, Raleigh, NC 27601
$1,700 | 3 Beds
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704 E Lane St, Raleigh, NC 27601
$2,600 | 3 Beds
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10 N East St, Raleigh, NC 27601
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501 New Bern Pl, Raleigh, NC 27601
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705 N Boundary St, Raleigh, NC 27604
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552 E Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27601
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801 New Bern Ave, Raleigh, NC 27601
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102-104 N State St, Raleigh, NC 27601
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280 Seawell Ave, Raleigh, NC 27601
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925 E Lane St, Raleigh, NC 27601
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319 Lane St, Raleigh, NC 27601
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443 N Person St, Raleigh, NC 27601
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404 Elm St, Raleigh, NC 27604
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213 N Bloodworth St, Raleigh, NC 27601
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319 Heck St, Raleigh, NC 27601
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Oakwood Neighborhood in Raleigh, NC

Oakwood Neighborhood

The Oakwood neighborhood of Raleigh is known as Historic Oakwood. Raleigh, located in Wake County, was founded in 1792. Although the city lays claim to several historical sites, Historic Oakwood is its only intact 19th-century neighborhood.

The neighborhood of Oakwood is located south of the Mordecai Historical Park and extends to around New Bern Avenue. It is nestled between North Person Street and Watauga Street. Oakwood is in Raleigh’s 27601 ZIP code.

Historic Oakwood was developed in the woods of Mordecai Grove, using ample lots purchased after the Civil War. Some of the original owners included Raleigh historical figures Richard Stanhope Pullen and Thomas H. Briggs.

The upscale homes in Oakwood reflect the styles preferred during the time of their construction and include Neo-classical, Queen Anne, and the Neo-classical revival from the late 1890s. Several feature wide, welcoming front walkways and open-air porches, indicative of Southern style. According to the Society for the Preservation of Historic Oakwood, many of the porches still maintain a blue ceiling. Southern lore holds that a blue porch ceiling not only mimics the daytime sky but is also supposed to keep flies away.

East of downtown Raleigh, the neighborhood of Oakwood is conveniently located near shopping, dining, recreation, and state-of-the-art medical facilities. The Raleigh campus of WakeMed Hospital is just four miles to the east of Oakwood. Duke Raleigh Hospital is about four miles to the neighborhood’s north.

Minutes from Oakwood are the campuses of Peace College, St. Augustine’s College, Meredith College, and North Carolina State University. Located on the grounds of the University is the JC Raulston Arboretum. The Arboretum is an eight-acre teaching/working garden maintained by the university’s Department of Horticultural Science. It is open to the public.

Neighborhood parks near Oakwood include Pullen, Oakwood, Roberts, Lions, Chavis, Fred Fletcher, and Edna Metz Wells Park.

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