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Historic Oberlin Cemetery

By Donna Bailey


Many of you probably Oberlin Cemetarydon't know that there is a 146 year old, 3 acre historic African American cemetery located behind the Interact (formerly YWCA) building on Oberlin Rd. This cemetery is tucked away but has played an important part in the history of Oberlin Village and possibly earlier.  Read the full article...

Art Treasures Near University Park

By Eliza Kiser and Sallie Ricks


Located just south of Hillsborough Street in Pullen Park, Pullen Arts Center is an educational and recreational facility that offers classes and workshops for adults and teens. A variety of art classes and camps for young children ages 6 and up are also offered.

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There are studios and instruction for pottery, painting and drawing, jewelry, glass, bookmaking, printmaking, and fiber arts including weaving. 

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History of the University Park Homeowner's Association

By Paul Blankinship


In 1982 the residents living in what we now call University Park defined our neighborhood.  Meeting the challenges 
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of living next to NCSU and the commercial district of Hillsborough Street, neighbors came together to form UPHA to speak with one voice to the City to protect the residential character of the neighborhoods.