DURHAM HERALD-SUN: “‘Modernism in Duke Forest’ tour to be in September”

August 18, 2012

DURHAM — Triangle Modernist Houses and Preservation Durham have announced “Modernism In Duke Forest,” a tour of six modernist houses in Durham’s Duke Forest neighborhood, will be September 15 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Duke University originally developed the Duke Forest neighborhood, just south of Duke University’s campus, for faculty and staff. Many homes are still owned by their original occupants.

While Duke Forest includes a mix of architectural styles, there are more mid-century modern homes in the neighborhood than anywhere else in Durham, according to local Realtors.

Triangle Modernist Houses, an award-winning non-profit organization dedicated to documenting, preserving and promoting modernist residential design, has teamed with Preservation Durham, a non-profit organization that promotes the restoration of historic homes and commercial properties, to present the September tour. READ MORE..

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