Neighborhoods


WestEndTour2017
This year’s tour will focus on Durham’s West End, Saturday and Sunday May 6 & 7. Preservation Durham is thrilled to announce our 21st annual […]

Preservation Tour 2017



The historic Watts Hospital-Hillandale neighborhood is centered on tree-shaded West Club Boulevard, anchored by the Durham Water Works on the west, and the former Watts […]

Watts Hospital-Hillandale



Tuscaloosa-Lakewood is a historic neighborhood comprised of approximately 550 homes built in three phases and roughly bounded by┬áChapel Hill Road, Lakewood Avenue, James Street, and […]

Tuscaloosa-Lakewood


The Trinity Park and Trinity Heights neighborhoods (recorded collectively as the Trinity Historic District) were platted at the turn of the century and experienced rapid […]

Trinity Historic District


When merchants moved to Ninth Street, the commercial heart of West Durham, they created a business district that still thrives today, and is home to […]

Old West Durham



  North Durham began to develop after the street car line expanded north from downtown in 1901. What had been remote farmland soon developed into […]

Old North Durham


Greystone
Historic Morehead Hill was home to many of Durham’s early industrialists. In the 1880s, Eugene Morehead, L. A. Carr, George W. Watts, and George Lyon […]

Morehead Hill


Hope Valley was Durham’s first full-fledged country club suburb, developed around an 18-hole golf course in the late 1920s. Traces of the farms that occupied […]

Hope Valley