Look at this crane! Enormous, right? To consider how big this machine is notice the construction worker on the lower left corner, next to “Caution” sign. Compare the machine with the four-story building next to it as well.
This abandoned building (constructed in 1926) used to be a part of the McPherson Hospital and will soon become a Residence Inn by Marriott.
Cranes are trucks are a common element of daily life in Durham these days. This city is growing! In the last two years, lots of new restaurants have popped up, new businesses have been founded, new complex apartments have been been built, a Harris Teeter store was inaugurated some months ago (and so did a Hilton hotel…)
Around 200,000 people live here nowadays but with all these new apartments, we’ll see how many we are by the end of this year!…