9th Street, with its striped awnings and shady sidewalks, hearkens back to the days when things moved more slowly and people ... More
9th Street Shopping District
9th Street, with its striped awnings and shady sidewalks, hearkens back to the days when things moved more slowly and people watching at an outdoor cafe was a favorite pastime. Billing itself as "Durham's alternative shopping district," 9th Street is located in historic Old West Durham, two blocks from Duke University's East Campus. Park the car and window-shop past clothing and jewelry stores, browse the books at Regulator Bookshop and Java Cafe, and then pull up a stool at MacDonald's Drug Store, a 1916-style shop with an old-fashioned soda fountain.
In the early 1920s, planners were set to create a lake in the valley that is now Duke Gardens. Funds
were short back then and they began planting instead. Now, this is one of the most beautiful scenes around. ...
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