The City of Medicine
Durham, the youngest of the Triangle?s three key
Durham is now known as the City of Medicine because of its strong identity with the Duke University Medical School and Hospital. In fact, Durham is synonymous with the word medicine, as it is nationally recognized for its five hospitals and first-class medical teaching facilities. One in four residents
Places to Live
Reasonable cost-of-living makes Durham a great place to live. Options range from upscale loft-style apartments in downtown Durham to horse farms in the countryside. You will find neighborhoods in sparkling new communities, as well as in charming historic sections. Homes vary in price from entry-level to luxurious executive homes.
Places to Go
Discover the heart of Durham, with historic districts, and Duke University. During the day the highly acclaimed North Carolina Museum of Life and Science, with its hands-on displays, will intrigue young and old alike. Hiking the nature trails along the Eno River is a favorite pastime, as well as soaking up the beauty of the Sarah P. Duke Gardens.
Evening entertainment will find you enjoying a live performance at Duke University or the Carolina Theatre in downtown Durham. You will savor the finest restaurants that delight in accommodating the most discriminating tastes.
Durham has plenty of options awaiting you. With a dynamic business environment along with a superior quality of life, the City of Medicine stands as being one of the best places to live in our country. Come visit and see for yourself why Durham may be just the right place to relocate.