1320 SHEPHERD ST. - HARKRADER HOUSE
The Harkraders built for themselves what would be a ~prototype for a multitude of other passive solar houses that made good use of clever siting and contemporary design to build on what had been considered 'difficult' parcels upon which to site a house.
1215 SHEPHERD ST.
This passive solar 'Harkrader House' sits on stilts and has an elevated bridge entry. The multiple windows on the southern side of the house let in additional light and warmth in the winter months, when the leaves are off the trees and the sun sits low in the sky.
1219 SHEPHERD ST - GULLEY HOUSE
1219 Shepherd St was one of the first homes built in Durham by Richard and Lonna Harkrader. Their company New Morning Construction went on to construct numerous single family homes and apartments in Durham and the Morehead Hill neighborhood.
The home was designed and built for the Harkrader's friends, twin brothers Wib and Dub Gulley. Wib Gulley went on to become the Mayor of Durham.
1101 WELLS ST.
1107 WELLS ST. - BRINKMEYER HOUSE
1404 CARROLL ST.
705 COBB ST.
701 COBB ST.
1206 HILL ST. - SPILLER HOUSE
This passive solar 'Harkrader House' was built by New Morning Construction for one of the firm's carpenters, Ben Spiller, and his family.
1412 CARROLL ST.
1209 CARROLL ST.
This single family passive solar 'Harkrader House' is one of a number of homes built by New Morning Construction on Carroll Street.
1205 CARROLL ST.
This passive solar multi-family home was built by New Morning Construction. The units were managed by New Morning Construction's affiliate, New Morning Realty, until 2007 when the units were sold to the Durham Land Trust, which continues to maintain the apartments. The apartments feature bridge walkway entrances and multiple windows on the southern side of the units, to let in light and warmth in the winter when the sun sits low in the sky.
1213 CARROLL ST.
This single family passive solar 'Harkrader House' is built on a sloping lot and features a bridge walkway entrance and numerous windows on the south side of the house.
1211 CARROLL ST.
This single family passive solar 'Harkrader House' is built on a sloping lot with a bridge walkway. The home has numerous windows on the south side of the house to let in light and warmth in the winter, when the sun is low in the sky. The home has a solar hot water heater on the roof.