Downtown


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


Cynthia de Miranda, MdM Historical Consultants Hello, fellow historic architecture enthusiasts! I joined the Board of Preservation Durham in the summer of 2015 after several […]

“Discovering” Place


Why is the 1978 Courthouse Building Under Historic Review? Durham County Courthouse (1978).  Photo Source:  opendurham.org The Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) is currently grappling with […]

1978 Courthouse Under Historic Review




Downtown Durham is updating its 2008 Master Plan and needs your input. This first workshop will gather input on how the community views the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, […]

First Downtown Durham Master Plan Workshop


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: 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


Saturday and Sunday April 26 - 27, 2014 12:00 - 4:00 pm Durham's history is closely lined to the rise and fall of the NC tobacco industry, and the massive buildings that housed this manufacture are a huge part of Durham's unique character.

Home Tour 2014: Tobacco Heritage


[toggle title=”500-600 Block of Holloway Street”] Durham’s best examples of Mid-Century Modern commercial design include the 1963 Jack Tar Motel, the 1968 Mutual Community Savings […]

Places in Peril 2011