1011 Gloria Avenue

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  • Protective covenants put in place through EPF sale in April of 2010.
  • Contributing property in the Trinity Park National Register Historic District.
  • High-style Colonial Revival built in the early 1920s for Duke mathematics professor W.W. Rankin.
  • Rehabilitation included:
    • Complete rebuild of both the built-in copper gutters and the roof structure.
    • Damaged slates on the front of the roof replaced with good slate from the rear porch.
    • Rear porch recovered with a recycled-rubber replica slate material.
    • Plaster and wood moldings, doors, flooring and more were retained and restored.
    • Bathrooms and kitchen fully updated, but many features were retained and restored, including the floor tile, tubs, and built-in cabinets.

1011 Gloria