Community wants art for 523 E. Franklin St.

By: Carolyn VanBrocklin

The News & Observer – Residents of Chapel Hill would like to see the 523 E. Franklin St. building in Chapel Hill used for local history, art and tourism.  The facility was previously home to the Chapel Hill Museum.

The most suggested use incorporated all three of those aspects.

Those who attended the town listening session “What do you see for 523” suggested the building could become an art center that would showcase the town’s art culture and history, as well as bring in artists and community members.

Other suggestions included a visitors center or as a location for local business.

Read more here.



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