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Morehead Hill
Durham, North Carolina

Morehead Hill scene 

Welcome to Morehead Hill, a historic residential neighborhood located just south of downtown Durham, North Carolina.

Upcoming events:  

When: Sunday, August 3, 2014 5pm
Where: Orchard Park
1000 South Duke Street, Durham NC 27707
What: Neighborhood Meeting re Greystone Apts. 

Attention Morehead Hill Residents 


The Durham Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) will hold a public hearing at 8:30 am on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 about a proposed new development on property adjacent to the historic landmark known as Greystone. The MHNA board of directors urges you to learn more about this proposal and attend the hearing if you can. We understand many of you cannot attend, so we hope to gather your input and present it to the HPC. Let's have a meeting at which we can discuss it in person:


The proposal involves new construction of three large apartment buildings comprising 140 to 150 apartments plus surface parking. The buildings are to be between 3 and 5 stories tall. All the information you need to form your own opinion about this proposal is contained in the application for a Certificate of Appropriateness (COA), which is available online in .PDF file located here (it's a large 31MB file).


The COA application (which is the subject of the hearing) is 55 pages long. We recommend you focus on section D, "Review Criteria and Staff Analysis," on pages 4 through 13. See also the plans, starting about page 24. Once you have reviewed the application, please send your comments to MHNA as soon as possible and/or attend the neighborhood meeting on Sunday. 

The HPC hearing is in the Committee Room, Durham City Hall, on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 starting at 8:30am. Greystone Apts. is the third item on the HPC agenda. Again, please attend if you can.

When: Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Where: Orchard Park
1000 South Duke Street, Durham NC 27707
What: National Night Out
National Night Out 2014 logoClick here for more information

For more events, try NC Events or the Durham Convention and Visitors Bureau's Things to See and Do page

Citizens Police Academy
The Citizens Police Academy is the premiere program for any Durham resident wanting to know more about the operations of the Durham Police Department. The six-week academy, which is free of charge, provides first-hand knowledge and front line experiences. Classes feature a ride-a-long with an officer on patrol, K-9 and DWI demonstrations, gang awareness and domestic violence information and more.

The 42nd session of the Citizens Police Academy begins soon and applications are now being accepted. Registration deadline is Tuesday, August 19, 2014. For a flyer and an application, visit

Class size is limited. Registration is processed on a first come, first served basis. For information
about the Citizens Police Academy, call the Community Resource Unit at (919) 560-4404.

Get your pets FIXED for $20 OR LESS!!

AnimalKind helps low-income residents of Durham County with the cost of getting their cats and dogs fixed!

Visit their website at for details on qualifying for THE $20 FIX or call us at 919.870.1660.


Donít qualify?  Visit for a list of reduced cost spay/neuter resources in your area or call the SpayNC Helpline at 1 888-NC-FIX-EM (1-888-623-4936).

Waiting List for Community Garden Plots Available

The Morehead Hill Community Garden at Orchard Park is now fully subscribed 
for the 2014-2015 season. Applications for the wating list are now being accepted.  

You can access the community garden waiting list online application form HERE

This web site is sponsored by the Morehead Hill Neighborhood Association (MHNA), a non-profit, all-volunteer organization dedicated to the betterment of the neighborhood and its quality of life for all residents.