Forest Hills Historic District

Roughly bounded by Kent St., Bivins St., Wells St., American Tobacco Trail, Forestwood Dr. and Beverly Dr., Durham, North Carolina

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File:MARY DUKE BIDDLE ESTATE, DURHAM COUNTY

BUILT IN 1927 IN TUDOR COTTAGE STYLE. PURCHASED BY MARY DUKE BIDDLE IN 1935; SHE WAS THE DAUGHTER OF BENJAMIN DUKE AND GRANDDAUGHTER OF WASHINGTON DUKE

Listed Individually on the NRHP

Photo taken by Jerrye & Roy Klotz, MD

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 28, 2005
Reference number
05001476
Architectural styles
American Movement: Bungalow/Craftsman; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Colonial Revival
Areas of significance
Community Planning and Development; Architecture; Landscape Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Clubhouse; Outdoor recreation; Park; Road-related; Secondary structure; Garden
Current functions
Single dwelling; Business; Outdoor recreation; Park; Road-related; Secondary structure; Garden
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant year
1923
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 312
Contributing structures: 4
Contributing sites: 3
Non-contributing buildings: 103
Non-contributing structures: 6

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