Oakwood is a 19th century neighborhood near downtown Raleigh, NC. It's known for its older homes that were built in a variety of styles - including Victorian, Bungalow, Craftsman and Traditional.
Known as the oldest neighborhood in Raleigh, Oakwood was the first neighborhood in Raleigh designated a historic district, in 1974. The Oakwood Cemetery, established in 1869, is the resting place of many prominent North Carolina residents.
Each year there are Garden and Candlelight tours in May and December, which showcase some of the homes that have been restored to their original glory.
Parks: Oakwood Dog Park
Entertainment: Burning Coal Theatre Co.