1307 North Mangum, 1930s Built on land that was originally part of the property of 1311 North Mangum Street, directly to the north, the International Style house at 1307 North Mangum Street was built by Mr. and Mrs. Howard Gamble in 1935. Mrs. Gamble's father, Richard E. Dillard, who owned 1311 North Mangum, subdivided his property and gave the...
Evans House - 1021 Dacian
Still frame from HLW film of Durham, showing the Evans house soon after construction, ~1940 The Evans house was built in 1937 by Eli Evans and his wife Sara; Evans had come to Chapel Hill to attend UNC from Fayetteville, and Sara had come to Durham with her parents, the Nachamsons, who started United Dollar Stores on West Main Street. Eli and Sara...
Russell Robinson House - 115 Ashworth Drive
126 Nelson Street
Built by Clyde and Eleanor H. Lloyd from mail-order plans, the house at 126 Nelson Street is unusual - a late application of the Art Moderne style, a definite deviation from the other brick ranches in the block in a traditionally African-American neighborhood. Sold in 2004 to James and Edwina Hunter.
1617 Shawnee Street - The Alfred Henderson King House
The Alfred Henderson King House, 1617 Shawnee, Durham. Designed and built by T. W. Wilkinson in 1957. Essentially a multi-level ranch house in structure and style, the King House is four separate levels with a central stair, alternating back and forth between public and private areas. Sold to Nixon advisor Nicholas H. Morley, who used it while in...
Stewart And Jane Alexander Jr Residence
The Stewart and Jane Alexander house was built by Jane Alexander's brother from Tennessee. This ranch brick house has a 2-story center block, slab floor, a flat roof, a recessed entrance, and a 1-story left side wing. In 2000, the house was sold to and renovated by Douglas "Casey" Herbert and Kathleen Bennett. The original architect is unknown, but...
George W Birmingham Jr. House
Gregory Adams Kimble Residence - Cornwall Road
The Kimbles designed this house for themselves, the second they had designed in the area, upon returning to North Carolina from Colorado. They lived here until they both passed away in 2006. Their son Jeffrey Kimble and his wife lived in the house until 2011, when it was sold to Lori McLean and Brian D Chisolm.