Carpenter Chevy

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 Department Headquarters. Two historic buildings are directly impacted. Also, this project has major implications for the Downtown Historic District and connections between Downtown and East Durham.
(more…)

Places in Peril 2011

[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 Bank, the 1960 Holiday Inn, and the 1966 North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company. Once seen as ‘futuristic’, many people now see these buildings as Read more…