Director’s Corner

Comments from Ben Filippo, Executive Director of Preservation Durham, the PD Board, and the broader preservation community.


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It’s always easier to tear something down and build new. There are always investors looking to build the next subdivision, or a chain store, or simply […]

Edgemont Freewill Baptist Church


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Preservation Durham is proud to announce that the Preservation Equity Project has been selected as one of five Finalists for the 2017 What Matters Innovation Award […]

Innovation Award Finalists!


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Preserve Durham: A Monthly Blog By: Bob Ashley (PD Board Member) A couple of weeks ago, our innovative and astute executive director spoke at the […]

Durham’s Growth and Preservation



Preserve Durham  Guest Post By: Jason Norris Hello, my name is Jason Norris and I am going into my second year in the Public History […]

Guest Blog: Jason Norris


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Historic Durham Mural Bicycle Tour Preservation Durham has partnered with The Nasher Museum of Duke University and the Museum of Durham History to create a […]

Mural Bike Tours





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Home Tour By: Kathy Carter, PD Board Member It’s that time of year again as many volunteers put in untold hours planning and organizing the […]

Home Tour


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I came to historic preservation in a round about way. I started my professional life as an archaeologist. I love a good puzzle, and the […]

The Soul of Durham