Welcome to the Duke Park Neighborhood Association!

Formed in 2002, our mission is to improve the quality of life for all Duke Park residents through partnerships, community events, and direct action.  Duke Park, itself founded in the early 1900s, continues to draw people from around America and the world for its many Bungalow/Craftsman, Late Victorian, and Late 19th and 20th Century Revival homes.  Read more

Spring Newsletter is out

Download the latest Around The Park neighborhood newsletter for Spring 2016.


Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association 11th Annual Beaver Queen Pageant

Dam! It's the 80's

Durham, NC – The 11th Annual Beaver Queen Pageant, a free and fun event, will be held on Saturday, June 4 in the meadow at Duke Park (Acadia at Knox Street).

Mangum-Markham-Roxboro Plan Unveiled

The two intersections and block (100 East Markham) that make up this complicated and dangerous part of our neighborhood have been the subject of discussion and concern for along time.

Meeting on Siting Dog Park, August 11

We are working towards finding the right spot for our dog park. We have received overwhelming support from the neighborhood (as well as the city) for this project. We are still hashing out the details and making a final decision on location. This location will be determined by what makes the most sense in terms of traffic and parking, drainage, availability of water and electricity, maintenance, best use of resources, overall cost, shade, planning for future phases of the park including tennis courts and bathhouse renovations, etc.

July 4th Picnic and Kid's Parade

Come on out to the annual Duke Park July 4 picnic and kids parade. DPNA will provide cold non-alcoholic drinks (no booze in the park) and grill hot dogs and provide paper goods.