Watts Hospital-Hillandale Neighborhood
The Watts Hospital Hillandale Neighborhood is in Durham, North Carolina and lies just west of downtown. Development in the neighborhood started in 1908 with the construction of Watts Hospital at the corner of Club Boulevard (known as E Street) and Broad Street. The neighborhood is composed mostly of Arts and Crafts style homes built from the 1910s through the 1940s.
In 1998, Watts Hospital Hillandale became a National Historic District. The neighborhood is protected by the City of Durham historic district rules. In 2008, the neighborhood will celebrate its 100th birthday.
The neighborhood has quite a lot of neighborhood events including an ArtWalk, Night of Lights, and 4th of July parade. Located in the center of the neighborhood is the prestigious NC School of Science and Mathematics.
Neighborhood Sales Information:
Type: Mostly arts and crafts style homes, includes some new construction
Age: 1910s through the 1970s with some new construction
Square Footage: 800sf-over 3800 sf
Price Range: low to mid $100s ? over $500K
Distinguishing Features: historic neighborhood, close community feel, close to Hillandale Golf Course
Duke: 1.5 mi.
UNC: 13 mi.
RTP: 9 mi.