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Richmond Allen House

An eclectic, late 19th century house built by carpenter Richmond Allen - unfortunately unrecognized as valuable by the community prior to its demolition in 2008.

Norfolk Southern Depot

The old Norfolk Southern depot was located east of downtown on the dirt one-block extension of Fayetteville Street north of the railroad tracks.

Edmund Burke Hopson House

Thought long demolished, this house hidden in the woods was revealed in October 2012 - but will be demolished imminently

The Trotter Building

Once a dealership for Kaiser-Frazer automobiles, this building on West Geer defines adaptive reuse - becoming Blue Cross Blue Shield, home to the North Carolina Fund, and ultimately, the Trotter building - an event and retail hub in the Central Park district.

Zion Tabernacle

Snake-handling in downtown Durham? You betcha. You could still see the building as recently as 2008, when the county tore it down

102 Morris Street

One of the oldest, yet fairly anonymous buildings in downtown, 102 Morris is in the midst of an exciting renovation.

Battle of the Golf Course Suburbs

The Masters has nothing on this contest.

Lustrons of Durham

A short-lived boom of post-war, prefab, porcelain-enamled steel housing - 5 of which survive in Durham

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    By Jim Keith on 07/27/2014 - 9:29pm
    So Glad to see this is here.Thanks to you guys for keeping Jims party store alive. I am still in...
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    Are the concrete markers(there are approximately 200) with no name those of Confederate soldiers?...
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    By Brandon Blanchard on 07/27/2014 - 2:33pm
    Does anyone remember a small boutique at South Square called The Orchard? My uncle Bill Boone owned...
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    By Zhane on 07/26/2014 - 3:12pm
    Is the pool also available for rental along with the clubhouse?
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    By jim on 07/26/2014 - 11:44am
    From a trusted source I was told there was a large safe in a wall still in the house that had been...

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