Issues


Advocacy Issue: The City has acquired the site of the former Carpenter Chevrolet dealership on Main Street for the future site of a new Police […]

Carpenter Chevy


Advocacy Issue: Proposed intensive development on empty land adjacent to Greystone, the 1911 Stagg family mansion and one of the few remaining grand houses of […]

Greystone


Advocacy Issue: City Center is a proposed 26-story tower to be located at the corner of Main, Corcoran and Parrish Streets. This project significantly impacts […]

City Center



Issue Background and Overview: The South Bank building, which sits at the Five Points intersection downtown, was built in 1974. The building, which is surrounded […]

South Bank Building


Issue Background and Overview: The Jack Tar Motel, colloquially known as the “Oprah Building”, was built in 1962. It sits on the edge of CCB […]

Jack Tar Motel


McPherson Hospital Issue Background and Overview: McPherson Hospital, built in 1926, was the first hospital in Durham. It functioned as a medical center until 2005, […]

McPherson Hospital



Liberty Warehouse Issue Background and Overview Liberty Warehouse is the last remaining tobacco auction warehouse in Durham. Built in 1940, the structure was packed every summer […]

Liberty Warehouse


Issue Overview and Background: The Historic Preservation Commission has recently been criticized as being obstructionist and anti-development. The commission, a quasi-judicial body, exists for the purpose implementing […]

Historic Preservation Commission


Issue Background and Overview: The Beltline is an abandoned Norfolk-Southern railroad spur that stretches from downtown to Old North and beyond. The city would like […]

Duke Beltline