NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS for 2017 Anthemion Awards

NOW ACCEPTING nominations/applications for the 2017 Anthemion Awards! Nominate historic preservation projects to recognize worthy preservation efforts across Wake County! The 2017 Annual Anthemion Awards will be held on Monday, September 25, 2017 at the Irregardless Cafe in Raleigh. Applications can be found at the link below. The deadline for application submissions is Wednesday, August…

2016 Anthemion Award Winners

The 2016 Annual Anthemion Awards was held on Monday, September 26, 2016 at the Irregardless Cafe in Raleigh from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. This year, nine (9) projects and one individual received awards.  Anthemion Awards recognize outstanding dedication and commitment to excellence in historic preservation in Wake County. The name “Anthemion” was inspired by a classical design…

Levin-Tarlton House Move SUCCESS

The Levin-Tarlton House (c. 1914), a Capital Area Preservation easement property, was successfully moved from its old location at 208 N. Harrington Street to 414 New Bern Avenue on Saturday, February 20, 2016! Please see the below link for video and the story. 100+ Year-Old Historic Home Moved Through Downtown Raleigh This Neoclassical Revival frame…

Upchurch-Williams House Move SUCCESS

The Upchurch-Williams House was successfully moved from its location at 7328 Roberts Road to 7213 Roberts Road in Apex on Tuesday, December 15, 2015! It received a lot of press coverage and was even featured on the FRONT PAGE of the News & Observer. You can find the link below: Upchurch-Williams House Move in Apex…

2015 Anthemion Award Winners

The 2015 Annual Anthemion Awards was held on Monday, September 28, 2015 at the Irregardless Cafe in Raleigh from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. This year, nine (9) projects and one individual received awards.  Anthemion Awards recognize outstanding dedication and commitment to excellence in historic preservation in Wake County. The name “Anthemion” was inspired by a classical design…

c.1820 Franklin House MOVED AND SAVED

Capital Area Preservation, Inc. (CAP) moved the historic Franklin House from its current location at 6405 Holly Springs Road, Raleigh to a new location in Apex on Saturday, May 30, 2015. The Franklin House, with its vernacular coastal cottage form with Greek Revival detailing, is likely the oldest house still standing in Swift Creek Township….

2015 Annual Wake County Preservation Celebration SUCCESS

Capital Area Preservation and the Wake County Historic Preservation Commission hosted the Annual Wake County Preservation Celebration on May 3, 2015 at the Dr. Thomas H. Avera House at 6600 Robertson Pond Road in Wendell from 3-5pm. Historic marker plaques were presented to four (4) new historic landmarks in Wake County. Over 100 people were in attendance…

2014 Anthemion Awards Winners

The 2014 Anthemion Awards presentation at the Irregardless Cafe in Raleigh was a huge success! Thanks to everyone who came out! Over 120 people came to support the ten projects and individuals across Wake County for this year’s awards. Congratulations once again to the winners and thanks to everyone for your support! Anthemion Awards recognize outstanding…

GEORGE UPCHURCH HOUSE FOR SALE

The George Upchurch House is the older of two houses built by brothers in the late 19th century. The house features a triple-A roof, exterior rear brick chimneys, and Victorian details including a wraparound porch, fishscale shingles in the gables, and original front door with rounded glazed panels. Interior details include wood flooring, wood sheathing…