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Battery Heights Historic District
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Houses on Martin Street
Battery Heights Historic District is located in North Carolina
Battery Heights Historic District
Location in North Carolina
Battery Heights Historic District is located in the United States
Battery Heights Historic District
Location in the United States
Location Bounded roughly by East Martin St. on the north, Battery Dr. on the east, East Davie St. on the south, and Sherrybrook Dr. on the west, Raleigh, North Carolina
Area 11 acres (4.5 ha)
Built 1956 (1956)-1964
Built by George Exum, Antonio Ozart, John Gatling
Architectural style Ranch, Split Level
MPS Post-World War II and Modern Architecture in Raleigh, North Carolina, 1945-1965
NRHP reference No. 10001111
Added to NRHP January 3, 2011

The Battery Heights Historic District is a historic neighborhood and national historic district located southeast of downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. Named for the earthen batteries stationed in the area during the Civil War, the neighborhood has a suburban character, despite its close proximity to the city center.

The district is roughly bounded by East Martin Street on the north, Battery Drive on the east, East Davie Street on the south, and Sherrybrook Drive (originally Cox Street) on the west. It has a highly intact collection of 18 contributing buildings built between 1956-1964 and is a good example of Raleigh's post-World War II suburban development. Battery Heights' prominent architectural styles include Ranch and Split-Level homes primarily built in brick, stone and concrete.

Battery Heights was one of a few subdivisions planned for the African American community in Raleigh. Its original owners and residents included physicians, educators, builders and government agency employees—one of whom, George Exum, was as the general contractor for several of the homes. The neighborhood is rapidly renewing since the mid 2010s and many new homes are being built on vacant lots and existing homes are being repaired. The newly renovated Robert's Park and Community Center is situated centrally in this neighborhood. The park has a children's playground, tennis court, basketball court, small baseball field and community center. Raleigh National Cemetery encompasses 7 acres in Battery Height's neighborhood.

Battery Heights was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in January 2011.

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