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More than meets the eye.

So many great restaurants and places to reklax with the sound of running water off the walls to... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Randy E
Durham, North Carolina
Two Treats in One

Decided to walk around the American Tobacco Historic District prior to attending a Durham Bulls AAA... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2018
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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318 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701-2883
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

So many great restaurants and places to reklax with the sound of running water off the walls to relax. Don't forget to find the bees ala Bert.

Thank Randy E
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Decided to walk around the American Tobacco Historic District prior to attending a Durham Bulls AAA baseball game. While the district area is relatively small, it is welcoming, safe and great for pictures. Just across the street is the stadium where the Durham Bulls play...More

Thank TomRdf
Reviewed July 24, 2018

With shops, restaurants and a nice area, aesthetic area, this is place to hang out, and wonderful area for photos. I have had family photos taken here, prom pictures and individual pictures. Great backdrops, and it is a great place to go and catch a...More

Thank robertaS299PA
Reviewed July 16, 2018

I was in North Carolina on a visit last year and was luck enough to go walking on the tobacco trail and it was lovely, very peaceful with lovely greenery and scents from the different plants and trees. The whole area around the factory is...More

1  Thank maryannemcdermott100
Reviewed July 16, 2018

This campus was once the home of a cigarette manufacturing giant, and its revived look pays homage to that history while bringing new life and purpose to the buildings and grounds. It is bounded by the Durham Bulls Athletic Park (DBAP) and the award-winning Durham...More

Thank c5mjb
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Very nice pathways and water features throughout these old tobacco warehouses and factories. Very close to the Bulls stadium and the convention center.

Thank Sean M
Reviewed July 8, 2018

I enjoyed the quaint shops and food at the American Tobacco Historic District. I got a good burger but I can't remember the shop name. I would go back again and the prices were great.

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Nice repurposing of the old buildings. Beautiful space. Parking is an issue due to other competing activities. Will be better when it's further developed.

Thank TStan91
Reviewed June 24, 2018

The American Tobacco District wasn't anything that you would be wowed by when first seeing it. However, the fact is that all of the buildings that formerly held work space for the tobacco industry have been beautifully re-purposed. There is a theater, several restaurants, art...More

3  Thank ejplum
Reviewed June 20, 2018

I was very impressed by the appearance of the American Tobacco complex. They turned the brick architecture of the old factory into a unique aesthetic. The smokestack and the water tower look iconic, and they also put a soothing waterfall and river in the middle...More

Thank Juan L
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May 2, 2018|
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Response from Z8554KFlisah | Reviewed this property |
Some other things to see in Durham would be: - Duke's West Campus with the beautiful chapel and Gothic architecture - Downtown which has become quite the hip place with lots of great restaurants - Catch a game at the Durham... More
January 28, 2018|
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Response from TravelledTheWorld01 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, can’t answer that. Maybe an issue with the utility company? Burst water main or something?
November 2, 2017|
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Response from IAmEve7 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as long as they're leashed, dogs may walk in the general area; however of course not in restaurants, shops, or in the stadium. Bring 'pick-up' bags!