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American Tobacco Company Manufacturing Plant
(added 2000 - Durham County - #00001163)
Also known as W.T. Blackwell Company Tobacco
Roughly bounded by W. Pettigrew St., Blackwell St., Willard St. and Carr St. , Durham
(146 acres, 14 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Italianate
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Energy Facility, Manufacturing Facility, Storage
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Bright Leaf Historic District
(added 1999 - Durham County - #99001619)
Roughly bounded by W. Peabody St., Duke St., Minerva Ave., N&W RR, Corporation St., Ligget St., Morris St. and W. Loop , Durham
(340 acres, 22 buildings, 7 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Linthicum, William H., Hicks, William Jackson
Architectural Style: Other, Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Energy Facility, Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Work In Progress
Current Sub-function: Business, Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling

Cleveland Street District
(added 1985 - Durham County - #85002438)
Roughly Cleveland St. between Seminary & Gray Aves. & Mallard St. , Durham
(60 acres, 16 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Stick/Eastlake, Queen Anne
Historic Person: Howerton,R.T.,et al.
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Downtown Durham Historic District
(added 1977 - Durham County - #77000998)
Roughly bounded by Peabody, Morgan, Seminary, Cleveland, Parrish, and Queen Sts. , Durham
(0 acres, 121 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Art Deco
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: State , Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government
Historic Sub-function: Business, Courthouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government
Current Sub-function: Business, Courthouse

Durham Cotton Mills Village Historic District
(added 1985 - Durham County - #85001793)
Roughly bounded by Byrd and Middle Sts., E. Frontage Rd. and Resevoir St. , Durham
(59 acres, 15 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Historic Person: Carr,Julian S.,et al.
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

East Durham Historic District
(added 2004 - Durham County - #04001393)
Roughly bounded by Southern Rwy right-of-way, N. Guthrie Ave. Holloway St., Hyde Park Ave, S. Plum St. and Vale St. , Durham
(2260 acres, 731 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Rose & Rose, Githins, Fred, et al.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Church Related Residence, Financial Institution, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Funerary, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Current Sub-function: Church Related Residence, Financial Institution, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Forest Hills Historic District
(added 2005 - Durham County - #05001476)
Roughly bounded by Kent St., Bivins St., Wells St., American Tobacco Trail, Forestwood Dr. and Beverly Dr. , Durham
(2450 acres, 312 buildings, 4 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et.al., Carr, George Watts
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Social, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Clubhouse, Garden, Outdoor Recreation, Park, Road-Related, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Business, Garden, Outdoor Recreation, Park, Road-Related, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Golden Belt Historic District
(added 1985 - Durham County - #85001791)
Also known as See Also:Golden Belt Historic District Boundary Increase
Roughly bounded by N & W RR, Taylor, Holman Sts., Morning Glory Ave. and Main St. , Durham
(387 acres, 115 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple, Mitchell,Andrew C.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Romanesque, Bungalow/Craftsman
Historic Person: Carr,Julian S.,et al.
Significant Year: 1901
Area of Significance: Architecture, Religion
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Holloway Street District
(added 1985 - Durham County - #85002437)
Roughly bounded by Holloway, Railroad & Liberty Sts., Peachtree Pl. & Dillard St. , Durham
(120 acres, 24 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Classical Revival, Queen Anne
Historic Person: Ferrell,James A.,et al.
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Industry
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Holloway Street Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 2009 - Durham County - #09000263)
Roughly bounded by Holloway, Elizabeth, Primitive, and Queen Sts., and Mallard Ave. , Durham
(287 acres, 92 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Hope Valley Historic District
(added 2009 - Durham County - #09001105)
Avon Rd., Chelsea Circle, Cornwall Rd., Devon Rd. Exeter Way, Littlewoods Ln., Norwich Way, Stratford Rd. , Durham
(3000 acres, 80 buildings, 2 objects)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et al., Boyer, M.E., Jr.
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Domestic, Recreation And Culture, Social
Historic Sub-function: Clubhouse, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Sport Facility
Current Function: Domestic, Domestic, Recreation And Culture, Social
Current Sub-function: Clubhouse, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Sport Facility

Lakewood Park Historic District
(added 2003 - Durham County - #03000340)
1601-1907 W. Lakewood Ave., 2001-2112 Chapel Hill Rd., 1406-1601 James St. and 1809-1819 Bivins St. , Durham
(287 acres, 76 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion, Social
Current Sub-function: Meeting Hall, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Meadowmont
(added 1985 - Durham County - #85001554)
Off NC 54 , Chapel Hill
(270 acres, 9 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Kane,George W., Crisp and Edmunds
Architectural Style: Other, Colonial Revival
Historic Person: St. Pierre,David,et al.
Significant Year: 1933
Area of Significance: Commerce, Landscape Architecture, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Morehead Hill Historic District
(added 1985 - Durham County - #85001792)
Also known as See Also:Hill,John Sprunt,House;Greystone
Roughly bounded by Jackson St., East-West Expressway, S. Duke St., Lakewood Ave., Shephard St. and Arnette Ave. , Durham
(524 acres, 87 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian, Bungalow/Craftsman
Historic Person: Vickers,William G.
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry, Community Planning And Development, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Morehead Hill Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 2004 - Durham County - #04000567)
Includes portions of Arnette, Vickers, Yancey, Parker and Wells Sts. , Durham
(430 acres, 119 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Nash, Arthur, Atwood, Thomas C.
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

North Carolina Central University
(added 1986 - Durham County - #86000676)
Bounded by Lawson St., Alston Ave., Nelson, and Fayette Sts. , Durham
(106 acres, 9 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Public Works Administration, Atwood & Nash
Architectural Style: Other, Colonial Revival
Historic Person: Shepard,James E.
Significant Year: 1928, 1930, 1937
Area of Significance: Black, Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: State
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: College
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: College

North Durham-Duke Park District
(added 1985 - Durham County - #85001338)
Roughly bounded by Glendale Ave., W. Knox St., Roxboro Rd., Trinity Ave., Magnum & Broadway Sts. , Durham
(712 acres, 229 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Commerce, Religion
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Pearl Mill Village Historic District
(added 1985 - Durham County - #85001782)
900 Blk. of Washington and Orient Sts. between Trinity and Dacien Aves. , Durham
(63 acres, 26 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman
Historic Person: Duke,Brodie L.,et al.
Significant Year: 1905, 1924
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Trinity Historic District
(added 1986 - Durham County - #86000672)
Also known as See Also:Faculty Cottages;Bassett House;Cranford--Wannamaker
Roughly bounded by Green, Duke, Morgan and W. Main Sts. and Markham Ave., and Clarendon St. , Durham
(1803 acres, 383 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Barton,Harry
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Queen Anne
Historic Person: Carr,Julian, S.,et al.
Significant Year: 1890, 1935
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Trinity Historic District (Boundary Increase II)
(added 2008 - Durham County - #07001372)
Also known as Earley B Ragland; Bob's Confectionary
209-215 N Gregson St. , Durham
(6 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

Trinity Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 2004 - Durham County - #04000568)
Roughly bounded by Trinity Historic District, N. Buchanan Blvd., W. Club Blvd., Woodland Dr., and N. Duke St. , Durham
(1010 acres, 367 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Davis, Archie Royal, et.al.
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Watts--Hillandale Historic District
(added 2001 - Durham County - #01000427)
Also known as Englewood
Roughly bounded by Durham Waterworks, Wilson St., Sprunt Ave., Broad St., Englewood Ave., and Hillsborough Rd. , Durham
(1780 acres, 446 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Kendall and Taylor, Sally, John, et al.
Architectural Style: Mission/Spanish Revival, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Health Care
Historic Sub-function: Business, Hospital, Institutional Housing, Multiple Dwelling, Public Works, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government
Current Sub-function: Business, Institutional Housing, Multiple Dwelling, Public Works, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

West Durham Historic District
(added 1986 - Durham County - #86000680)
Also known as See Also:Erwin Cotton Mills Co. Mill No. 1 and Headquarters
Roughly bounded by Knox, Ninth, W. Main Sts., and Rutherford St. and Carolina Ave. , Durham
(894 acres, 101 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Italianate, Classical Revival, Queen Anne
Historic Person: Erwin,William A.
Significant Year: 1892, 1912
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling

West Point on the Eno
(added 1985 - Durham County - #85001776)
Roxboro Rd. , Durham
(258 acres, 5 buildings)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event, Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Georgian, Greek Revival
Historic Person: Carrington,George,et al.
Area of Significance: Military, Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Industry, Commerce
Cultural Affiliation: American
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1825-1849, 1750-1799
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum, Park




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