36.003249, -78.912224 116 North Buchanan Boulevard Durham NC Cross Street Gloria Avenue Builder Lawrence, Telphor Hinton Construction type Masonry Brick National Register Trinity Park Neighborhood Trinity Park Use Residential Building Type Residential Can you help?You don't need to know everything, but do you know the year it was built?Log in or register and you can edit this. (Courtesy Durham County Library) 04.30.11 Related People Lynch, Donald Walton Donald Lynch was a student at Duke University in the early 1940s, where he met his wife Edwina "Sunny" Lynch. Donald lived at 118 North Buchanan Blvd. in 1940. Donald and Sunny married and moved to Montana, amongst other places, as necessitated by his job with the US Department of Agriculture. He and his wife and three children reportedly returned... Read More Comments Submitted by Karen on Mon, 1/20/2014 - 5:28pm Movie director David Lynch's father, Donald Walton Lynch, lived at this home in 1940. He and his wife met while both attending Duke University, where he received his doctorate in Forestry. The family moved away, returned to Durham for a few years in the late 50's or early 60's, and eventually setted out West. Surely his father's interest in Forestry had a profound affect on the director's films. Submitted by Ralf Michaels (not verified) on Sun, 1/26/2014 - 10:40pm In reply to Movie director David Lynch's by Karen Karen, this is fascinating. (This is my house.) How do you know he lived here? Do you remember it? Submitted by Nancy Holliman (not verified) on Sun, 1/26/2014 - 11:00am Any chance they were related to the folks of West Lynch Street? Perhaps our street was named for their family--it was likely named prior to the 40's. Submitted by Karen on Mon, 1/27/2014 - 11:10am Ralf and Nancy- His father was not FROM Durham, but went to school at Duke and returned there for work with his family awhile later. In reading an article about David Lynch it was mentioned that he moved around alot growing up, and listed Durham as one of the places he was raised. He said that his parents met at Duke. I then found some military service documents with his father's name on it listing his address as 116 North Buchanan. Only his father lived here though, not David or the rest of the family. I was unsuccessful in finding out where the whole family lived (including David) when they returned to Durham. I don't know exact years, but it seems like it was between 1955-1965, and only for a few years. I couldn't find anything in old city directories (phone books), although I only gave a few years a quick look. Submitted by Ralf Michaels (not verified) on Sun, 2/9/2014 - 11:20pm Thank you so much for sharing this information. Add new comment Log in or register to post comments.