716 Fayetteville

35.986079, -78.897707

Cross Street
Year built
early 1920s
Year demolished
Building Type
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700 block of Fayetteville St., 1950s. 714-8 Fayetteville is the last building in the block, at the corner of Fayetteville St. and then-St.Joseph St.
(Courtesy The Herald-Sun)

716-718 Fayetteville appears to have been built in the early 1920s; in 1923, 714 housed the Norfolk Sport Shop. By 1941, 716 housed Community Shoe Repair, and 718 Medliin's Seafood. By 1947, 716 housed the Pearline Beauty Salon, 718 Smith's Grocery

From "Negro Durham Marches On" - 1949.
(Courtesy Durham County Library / North Carolina Collection)

Smith's Grocery remained the tenant in 718 through the 1960s. 716 became Williams' Beauty Shop in the late 1940s/early 1950s, but that portion of the building remained vacant through the late 1950s before becoming LaPetite Beauty Nook in 1961.

716-718 Fayetteville, 1962.
(Courtesy Durham County Library / North Carolina Collection)

The building was torn down in 1967. The site is the vacant back corner of a 1980s medical office complex.

Looking northwest at the site of 716-718 Fayetteville, 10.05.08

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