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L.L. Polk House

  • Address: 537 N. Blount St., Raleigh, NC 27604-1119
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.285.1537

About

Described as “gingerbread gothic,” this 1890 Victorian was built by Col. L.L. Polk, one of N.C.’s most prominent citizens. He was part-owner/publisher of Raleigh’s News and Observer, founder/editor of The Progressive Farmer, legislator, N.C.’s first Department of Agriculture commissioner and a leading founder of N.C. State University. Tours by appointment only.

  • About

    Described as “gingerbread gothic,” this 1890 Victorian was built by Col. L.L. Polk, one of N.C.’s most prominent citizens. He was part-owner/publisher of Raleigh’s News and Observer, founder/editor of The Progressive Farmer, legislator, N.C.’s first Department of Agriculture commissioner and a leading founder of N.C. State University. Tours by appointment only.

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