Architectural Survey Update

Preservation Durham is partnering with the Durham City/County Planning Department to update the Durham Architectural and Historic Inventory. The Inventory is a comprehensive listing of all the historically significant architectural resources in the city and county. The listing and description of each site is used as a reference for research Read more…

Durham’s Growth & Preservation

by Bob Ashley (PD Board Member) A couple of weeks ago, our innovative and astute executive director spoke at the Durham County Library. “Durham must find a way to use historic preservation as an economic development tool that includes all community members and mitigates the effects of displacement for local Read more…

Guest Blog: Jason Norris

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 Master’s program at North Carolina State University. Thus far I have focused primarily on heritage studies, though I do eventually want to get my Master’s Read more…

“Discovering” Place

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 years of active membership. I am a Raleigh native who proudly calls Durham home; I have lived in our Bull City for fifteen years since Read more…