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Durham Community Information
Touted as #6 of America’s smartest cities, it’s no surprise that Durham is a city where culture, diversity and creativity meet. Home to two universities, Duke and NC Central University, it is also voted as the #2 most educated area in America, boasting several medical specialties that are highly sought after. Durham maintains a perfect balance of being a cosmopolitan area while still being welcoming and very community oriented. Durham’s arts scene attracts people from all over the world hosting festivals such as The American Dance Festival and The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. The Nasher Museum of Art in Durham is the only major institution devoted to contemporary art, and many enjoy visiting the famous Duke Gardens and Duke Chapel. In addition, The Durham Performing Arts Center brings in several famous Broadway shows during the year. The nearby Brightleaf Square is a completely renovated area of historic cotton mills and tobacco warehouses. This area also hosts the Durham Bulls stadium, where the minor league team holds games. The Streets at Southpoint Mall houses the first ever Nordstrom store in North Carolina, as well as many unique stores for shopping. You’re sure to find lots of creativity and innovation in Durham… where the new meets the old!