National + Local Register Historic Districts

The City of Statesville has four Local Historic Districts (listed below). All of the properties are subject to the Guidelines adopted by City Council. The below map can be used to determine if a property is located in a local historic district. 

The City has six National Register Districts (Academy Hill, Davie Avenue/Broad Street, Mitchell College and South Race Street, Downtown Statesville Commercial District, and Mitchell College Expansion District).

The properties that are included in a National Register Districts have the ability to obtain tax credits for approved renovations from the State and Federal Government.

Please reference the following brochure on National and State Tax credits or call the North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office for more information, 919-807-6574.

City of Statesville Local Historic Districts

Race Street Historic DistrictThe South Race Street Historic District lies on the southwest side of Statesville, and is a densely developed community of houses, churc...
Academy Hill Historic DistrictThe Academy Hill District is the smallest of Statesville's historic districts. It is a mixed-use neighborhood that developed primarily d...
Davie Avenue / Broad Street Historic DistrictThe East Broad Street-Davie Avenue Historic District is a residential district composed primarily of late nineteenth and early twentieth...
Mitchell College Historic DistrictThe Mitchell College Historic District is a highly concentrated area of primarily late nineteenth and early twentieth century structures...
Historic Preservation Links

*Click on the appropriate link below for additional details or to learn more

National Register of Historic Places

Use the HPO Website Search Tool to conduct global keyword and name searches across most of the state's National Register nomination PDFs. This is useful for searching for comparable examples for contexts, other works by the same architect, places related to specific individuals or themes, etc. 

National Trust for Historic Preservation

"The National Trust for Historic Preservation is leading the movement to save places where our history happened."

North Carolina State Historic Housing Preservation

"The North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office assists private citizens, private institutions, local governments, and agencies of state and federal government in the identification, evaluation, protection, and enhancement of properties significant in North Carolina history and archaeology."

North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources

The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) manages, promotes, and enhances the things that people love about North Carolina – its diverse arts and culture, rich history, and spectacular natural areas. Through its programs, the department enhances education, stimulates economic development, improves public health, expands accessibility, and strengthens community resiliency.

Office of Archives and History

The agencies of the North Carolina Office of Archives and History celebrate history from pre-colonial times to the present. They collectively safeguard documentary and material evidence of earlier generations and provide leadership and assistance to government agencies, individuals, businesses and organizations to further the stewardship of the state's historic resources.

Preservation North Carolina (PreservNC)

"At Preservation North Carolina we rescue old houses.

And factory mills, schools, churches, general stores, and even the occasional big pink puppy.
We’re fondly referred to as “the animal shelter for old houses.” It’s a fun nickname, but a responsibility we take to heart. Through our nationally recognized and award-winning Endangered Properties Program we’ve rescued nearly 900 old, interesting, historic, sometimes abandoned, but always important properties. There’s a story behind each one and we are committed to telling it."

Tax Credits for Historic Preservation Properties

North Carolina’s State Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit Program provides jobs, bolsters the tax base, and revitalizes existing buildings and infrastructure, while preserving the state’s priceless historic character. This program administered by the State Historic Preservation Office, encourages the conservation of North Carolina’s historic resources.

Statesville HPC BrochureA resident's guide to living in a local historic district.


Resources:
Architectural Salvage of Greensboro

The Architectural Salvage of Greensboro (ASG) retail showroom contains fascinating merchandise including vintage claw foot tubs, old sinks, brass hardware, doors, windows, shutters, pressed metal ceilings, hardwood flooring, columns, stair railings, bath and sink hardware, chandeliers, and wall light fixtures recycled from historic homes and buildings throughout North Carolina’s Piedmont. 

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Districts 1 & District 4 Community Meeting
Jul 25, 2024
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1875 Simonton Rd
Statesville, NC 28677
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911 Lakewood Drive
Statesville, NC 28677
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Jul 31, 2024
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