As Presented by Bob Ashley, Interim Executive Director of Preservation Durham
The Home Security Life Insurance building — most recently the Durham Police Department headquarters — is approaching a crossroads.
In the fall of 2018, the police department will move to a new headquarters now under construction on East Main Street. At that point, the city will no longer have a use for the old headquarters at 505 W. Chapel Hill St.
Preservation Durham appreciates the city’s efforts to solicit a wide range of opinions and to invest considerable staff time in studying the options for the West Chapel Hill Street building. We believe, along with the city’s Appearance Commission, that the site offers multiple opportunities as a gateway to our flourishing