June 23rd 9:30am The Leaf celebration!
On Saturday, June 23rd, from 9:30-11AM, Durham Central Park will be celebrating The Leaf structure built last summer by NCSU architecture students and financially supported by many Durhamers!
This completely... Read more
The Leaf is complete!
Hi The Leaf backers,
Durham Central Park is thrilled to announce that The Leaf is complete! Please make plans to stop by the park and check out our newest feature.... Read more
Frame of The Leaf in place!
The NCSU team is working fast in this crazy heat to get The Leaf complete! The excitement builds every day as more of the structure takes shape. Be sure to... Read more
Images from first week of construction
Thanks to Evan Lane, who is documenting the design/build process with great pictures, we can keep you up to date on the construction.
Also, a NCSU story about The Leaf... Read more
Looking good! - Thanks NCSU and DCP friends
The design/build students are putting in 12 hour days to get The Leaf up and running. In this heat, that shows just how lucky we are to have this dedicated... Read more
Construction site fenced in - ground breaking Monday!
The NCSU design/build group have been hard at work and its so exciting to see the first pieces delivered to The Great Lawn area. If you are a local come... Read more
Work commences! Images of the process here.
NCSU architecture students are hard at work crafting the support structure of The Leaf!
We received the city permits today so breaking ground should happen very soon!
Our project is now featured in the blogs and in the news!
The leaf project is now featured in both bullcityrising.com and in the Herald-Sun! What's even more exciting are the new images of the leaf - now including the adjustable and... Read more
Your FAQ answered!
Thanks so much for all the great comments and questions posted on facebook, listservs, blogs, etc! Durham citizens are highly involved in their communities and it's great to see the... Read more
On June 15th the DCP board unanimously and enthusiastically approved the design for our newest park feature! The highly-anticipated pictures and video can be found here!