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Liberty Warehouse (working title)

Project Director: Carol Thomson


Liberty Warehouse (working title) captures a working class, southern city struggling to hold onto its soul as pioneering artist studios, craft breweries, gourmet restaurants, and tech start-ups pave the way for hundreds of apartment/condo developments and chain stores to rise up around the once gritty urban core. This half hour documentary film explores the conversion of one historic tobacco warehouse in Durham, North Carolina into a mixed use development (apartments above retail) and the rapid fire change in both the skyline and the demographics resulting from this 'progress.'