118 S Driver Street is a classic tri-gable house in East Durham. In 2013, Preservation Durham invested the proceeds of a grant from the 1772 Foundation in the rehabilitation of this property with Renovision Properties. We look forward… Read More
2713 Leesville Road 1,280 square feet Circa 1850 This early I-House has Greek Revival details, a stone foundation and chimneys, original windows with ornamented surrounds, and an intact interior. Early farm buildings surrounding it include a kitchen house,… Read More
Issue Background and Overview: The Jack Tar Motel, colloquially known as the “Oprah Building”, was built in 1962. It sits on the edge of CCB Plaza, and it was connected via skywalk to the original Washington Duke Hotel,… Read More
Real estate transactions, structural rehabilitation, protecting neighborhoods.
Help us kick off Home Tour weekend with drinks at Surf Club. 703 Rigsbee Ave was for many years the offices of Stone & Stone, the proprietors of the Liberty Warehouse. Gaze at the Liberty across the street while you sip your cocktail.
Saturday and Sunday April 26 – 27, 2014
12:00 – 4:00 pm
Durham’s history is closely lined to the rise and fall of the NC tobacco industry, and the massive buildings that housed this manufacture are a huge part of Durham’s unique character. Continue reading →
Tobacco Heritage Tour coming up, condo fever, and more… Tickets for our 2014 Tobacco Heritage tour are now available. They’re only $20 presale, and $25 the day of the tour. The tour is next weekend- get your tickets now! Demolition… Read More
Which sites are in, which is out, and which are newly added! In: Liberty Warehouse will indeed be on the tour. We will not be able to go inside because of the building’s instability, but we will have… Read More
Places in Peril coming up, new addition to the Tobacco Heritage Tour, changes to the national Antiquities Act, and more… Tickets for our 2014 Tobacco Heritage tour are now available. They’re only $20 presale, and $25 the day of the… Read More