LAND USE, ARCHITECTURE, AND HISTORY IN DURHAM, NC
ED has moved to Open Durham. Please head that way!
Happy Thanksgiving to all of you; I hope you have a wonderful holiday.Gary
Happy Thanksgiving to you Gary. One of things we have to be thankful for is this site and all the hard work and intelligence that goes into it. I get more news about Durham from this site than from the N&O. Do you know anymore about 501 Holloway, and what its new owner and the city are plotting?
Thank you John. I assume you mean 501 Oakwood - nothing has happened yet. Per secondhand information, the new owner continues to maintain that, while having run into some issues in getting started, he intends to begin renovations soon. Sigh.
I hear that several city leaders are plotting to find Cleveland-Holoway on a map so they can reassure themselves how far away it is from their houses out in the suburbs. It's easy to be sanctimonious when you live in Hope Valley.
"It was one of the greatest mistakes the city fathers of Durham ever made, tearing [Union Station] down."--Curt Tillotson (Herald-Sun, 11/23/07)Interesting article in today's Herald-Sun about all the trains that used to come through Durham. Sidebar accompanying the article highlighted seven Endangered Durham entries on Union Station/nearby...http://endangereddurham.blogspot.com/search?q=train+stationUnfortunately, we have to drive to a museum in Oxford to learn more... http://www.granvillemuseumnc.org/
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