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Historic Preservation

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The City of Greenville recognizes that historic preservation is a vital tool for protecting the city’s heritage, revitalizing its neighborhoods, enhancing quality of life in Greenville, and stimulating economic development in the region.

Greenville has one local historic district, College View, which is located adjacent to the East Carolina University. College View Historic Architectural Survey and map.  There are 27 Local Landmarks, which are individually designated because of their significance in terms of history, prehistory, cultural importance, and architecture. All of these properties are under the purvey of the Historic Preservation Commission

Greenville has five districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Tobacco Warehouse Architectural Survey and map

Downtown Commercial Architectural Survey  and map

Dickinson Avenue Architectural Survey  and map

Skinnerville-Greenville Heights Architectural Survey and map

The historic preservation program promotes the identification, evaluation, rehabilitation, and adaptive reuse of the City's historic resources. Please use the links below to locate information about the city's historic preservation programs. 

Design Guidelines Economic Impacts of Preservation
Local Landmarks Workshops and Events
Certificate of Appropriateness Historic Tax Credits in North Carolina
Façade Improvement Grants Frequently Asked Questions

Contact the Historic Preservation Commission Staff Liaison, Tony Parker, Planner I at or 252.329.4116 with any questions or inquiries.