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Historic Oakwood

Franklin Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
+1 919-733-3456
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Front Porch Art Walk and Sale (May, annual)

The annual celebration of the arts in Historic Oakwood is organized by a group of women... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Donata G
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Cary, NC
Needs revitalization

This historic area is not well-kept, for the most part, and is in need of sprucing up. A real... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
travelnuts6
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United States
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Franklin Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The annual celebration of the arts in Historic Oakwood is organized by a group of women artists/artisans, intellectuals and philanthropists with an intense dedication to art, the community, and chosen charitable endeavors. It is one of my best events of the year, and attended by...More

Thank Donata G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This historic area is not well-kept, for the most part, and is in need of sprucing up. A real disappointment/

Thank travelnuts6
Reviewed 30 March 2017

If you love Victorian houses, this is a great neighborhood for a stroll. Every year, they also have a Christmas season Historic Oakwood house candle light tour where several homes in the neighborhood open their doors to show off their decorated Victorian interior splendor. This...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 16 February 2017

If you want to know the history of Raleigh and historical Oakwood, then you need to visit this area. A nice way to spend a Saturday.

Thank coinsbytom
Reviewed 4 December 2016

For anyone who loves architecture, history, or pretty walks in general, this is a must-do. The street(s) contain a wonderful collection of historic homes that range in all kinds of colours, styles, and sizes. The fact that the homes are located in such a beautiful...More

1  Thank Bavarian_Ruffian
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Because one of our party was unable to walk much, we just did a driving tour. We didn't find where we could get a tour guide (available at a Visitor Center, and Museum, primarily for walking tour, but could be used for driving tour as...More

2  Thank John M
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I wish I could afford to live in this area. The houses are all so beautiful and well-maintained. I'll drive through on my way to work just to see the lovely abodes. You can pick up a Historic Walking Tour map & guide at some...More

Thank Kessaaaaa
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We could not say which we enjoyed more -- the homes and their history and character -- or the historic and lovely Oakwood cemetery. Highly recommended for a Sunday or other-day drive in old Raleigh

2  Thank Lynda W
Reviewed 16 June 2016

A friend has a house in the Oakwood District, and I have to say, its an adorable neighborhood for the most part. Its not on league with Savannah or other places with great architecture, but the houses are in large part pretty well maintained and...More

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 28 May 2016

While you can drive, walk or bike through this neighborhood by yourself, it's best to have a tour guide to point out a lot of the architectural features, which old Raleigh families lived here and the general history of this unique neighborhood. Oakwood is "pretty"...More

3  Thank qwerty103
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GodMudder Donna C
Can you buy pictures of these places
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Response from coinsbytom | Reviewed this property |
My wife is a photographer. So I ask you, why would you want to buy pictures when you can take your own. By taking your own pictures, you can control the content, staging, lighting, special effects, etc. I would recommend... More
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