American Tobacco Campus
The American Tobacco Campus features shops, restaurants, cafes and more in a historic part of downtown Durham. Located in a converted warehouse, the ATC combines history with pleasure.
The Historic American Tobacco Historic District is a tribute to the legacy of Washington Duke’s entrepreneurship with the American Tobacco Company, which at one time was the biggest tobacco company in the world and was one of the first twelve companies included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average in 1896.
705 Willard St, Durham, NC 27701
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Durham Bulls Athletic Park
The Durham Bulls Athletic Park is the home of the Durham Bulls, the source of how Durham got its name Bull City.
Most of the filming was done at the first Durham Athletic Park for the famous the 1988 film Bull Durham, featuring the Bulls, Kevin Costner, Tim Robbins, and Susan Sarandon.
409 Blackwell Street
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Durham Performing Arts Center
dPAC is the premiere center for large scale entertainment in Durham, featuring musical acts, theatre, and performances.
Durham and Raleigh were initially competing for the Performing Arts Center when the idea came along in the late 1990s. Raleigh was chosen in 1999 but, due to funding issues and other controversies, Durham won out and the center opened in 2008.
Make sure you don't show up late - you may be stuck out in the lobby until there's a pause in the show!
123 Vivian Street
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Cuban Revolution is a cuban restaurant located in the historic Tobacco campus region of Durham.
Cuban Revolution is in the Reed Building, which was the first brick tobacco factory in the country. The factory was operated by W.T. Blackwell & Co. Tobacco, the company that popularized the bull as its symbol and that produced the famous Bull Durham Tobacco.
318 Blackwell Street
11:00am - 11:00pm Sun-Weds
11:00am - 12:00am Thurs-Sat
Tobacco Road Sports Cafe
Tobacco Road Sports Cafe is a restaurant that has a large patio that overlooks the ball park, making it a great spot to see all that Durham has to offer.
"Tobacco Road" refers to the intense sports rivalry among NC's colleges, most notably Duke, UNC, NC State, and Wake Forest.
The snorting bull visible from the patio of Tobacco Road Sports Cafe was built in the first Durham Athletic Park for the movie “Bull Durham” in 1987. It became so ingrained in the Durham Bulls culture that it remained permanently.
280 S Mangum Street
11:00am - 12:00am Sun-Thurs
11:00am - 2:00am Fri-Sat