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Historic? January 30, 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — frogsboro @ 6:25 pm
from Holloway St. Historic District Boundary Increase, National Register of Historic Places Reg. Form

from Holloway St. Historic District Boundary Increase, National Register of Historic Places Reg. Form

Presentation last night at Durham City Hall about proposed expansion of Historic District to include Cleveland-Holloway. Now I have to decide whether I want to go for tax credits or not. It was fun reading some history of the neighborhood and seeing these descriptions of all our houses in the application document. My house is “C” for contributing to the significance of the district (a neighborhood of homes built between 1900 and 1945).

 

and so it begins … January 28, 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — frogsboro @ 9:37 pm
My house in the snow on inauguration day.

My house in the snow on inauguration day.

Taken by Tyler from across the street (obviously) early in the AM on January 20, 2009.

Two things I am grateful for in this new year: my new house (and the adventure and the awesome neighbors it comes with–BONUS!), and our new President, Barack Obama.