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Durham Wants Suggestions For Commemorating Part Of City

Posted December 26, 2003 12:03 p.m. EST

— Durham officials are paying a consultant $80,000 for suggestions on how to commemorate a section of the city that was home to black-owned financial institutions.

Some options include building a museum or an institute to teach economic diversity.

The plan is part of the city of Durham's push to revitalize downtown and attract tourists.