East Duke Building
The East and West Duke Buildings were under design before the Washington Duke Building burned in 1911; the plan was already being developed to demolish Old Main and replace it with two new academic and administrative buildings. East Duke served as the administration building for Trinity College and, later, for the Women's College.
Card house 1910s. (Courtesy Durham County Library / North Carolina Collection) Per the Historic Inventory: "WW Card, the first athletic director of Trinity College, had this substantial two-story frame house constructed around 1910. As one of the earliest houses constructed in Trinity Park, this house for many years was isolated on a very large lot...
406 North Buchanan Blvd.
Edwards House. Dr. Charles w. Edwards, Professor of Physics at Trinity College and Duke University, had this house constructed in 1908. It was the second house built opposite the campus on N. Buchanan Blvd., which then was named Guess Rd. The design of the house is eclectic, featuring neoclassical dentil cornices and Doric porch columns, latticed...
1924 - Durham, City of Industry Book. John Spencer Bassett, whose tenure at Trinity College and importance in the growth of academic freedom via the 'Bassett Affair' I've previously profiled lived in one of the Faculty Row houses until 1905, when he started construction on the house at 410 N. Buchanan Blvd. Per the Duke Archives, Bassett left for...
Angier B. Duke Gymnasium / 'the Ark'
Built and furnished in 1898 with a donation from Benjamin N. Duke, the building was officially named the Angier B. Duke Gymnasium in honor of his son. The building is probably the first college gymnasium in the state. The building was the site of the second intercollegiate basketball game in the state, and should be considered the birthplace of...
1516 West Markham