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The Durham Traction Company, which purchased the city's streetcar system in 1901, was owned and operated by Richard H. Wright, who started his career in Durham as a partner with Duke family in Duke and Sons Tobacco (he bought out Washington Duke's share upon the elder Duke's retirement.) Wright had a major falling out with the Dukes, accompanied by years of litigation, but became a major real estate developer with the Durham Consolidated Land and Improvement Company, which developed a significant portion of Trinity Heights and Walltown. He, along with Julian Carr

Property Details

  • Beds: 5
  • Baths: 3.5
  • Sqft: 3,250
  • Lot: 19,994 sq ft / 0.46 acres
  • Type: Single Family
  • Year built: 2010
  • Last sold: Oct 2011 for $565,000
  • Parking: 2 Car Garage
  • Cooling: Central
  • Heating: Gas

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