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Living in Durham

Downtown Durham is full of one-of-a-kind shops, award winning restaurants, Broadway shows, arts, culture, music, sports and much more. As our office space is conveniently located in downtown Durham, we are minutes from all types of food and activities, where there is something for everyone! We hope you explore our area and enjoy it as much as we do.


Infographic - Durham City Guide

City of Medicine:
Durham features more than 300 medical and health related companies, serving as a global hub for biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and medicine.
Museums and Galleries:
Durham’s art scene can be found in museums and galleries while also pouring out into the streets.  There is an abundance of galleries for the 21st century art connoisseur
 
Performing Arts: This city loves broadway shows and opera, as well as comedy and music concerts of all kinds.  When in town, catch a show at the Durham Performing Arts Center
Food: Known as the foodie capital of the south, Durham’s restaurants have been features in the New York Times, Southern Living Magazine, and more.
Architecture:  Durham’s architecture is one of a kind.  The city has maintained historic structures such as old tobacco plants and textile mill houses.  Check out Preservation Durham for a free walking tour
Green Spaces:  Durham is home to one of the finest public gardens in the country.  Visit the Sarah P. Duke Gardens, the American Tobacco Trail and Central Park to enjoy the outdoors.
 
A few fun facts:
Durham has a rich African-American heritage from creating the Piedmont blues to the oldest and largest black-owned financial firm in the U.S
Research Triangle Park (RTP) is one of the largest research parks in the world, located mostly in Durham County
Over 5.2 million visitors travel to Durham every year
Home of the Duke Lemur Center which hosts the largest population of lemurs outside of Madagascar.

by Kaitlyn Brown