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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 Pam L. on 09/21/2014 - 10:37pm
    I went to Oak Grove from 1966-1971 and I can't remember my second grade teacher's name...
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    The building looks naked on top, and needs something stylish on top. I suggest looking on face book...
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    By Randy Hardison on 09/19/2014 - 3:37pm
    I have been the current owner of this home since 1992. It was built in 1940 and occupied by the...
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    By Annonymous on 09/19/2014 - 12:26pm
    Almost my whole family is buried there. Nice cemetery, especially the old section which has all...
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    Wow! This was Monroe Frasier's old home place where he used to sell all his hubcaps. They...

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