Downtown Durham

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The Durham Performing Arts Center, which opened in 2008, is in the midst of a renovation project to upgrade its facilities. 

The Chesterfield in downtown Durham's Brightleaf District will become a medical research building.
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From tobacco to medicine.

One of downtown Durham's last remaining empty buildings will open for business again, and it's attracting medical research this time around.