J. Deryl Hart House

Durham, United States

J. Deryl Hart House

The J. Deryl Hart House is the official residence for the President of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. Built between 1933 and 1934 for Julian Deryl Hart, the three-story brick and timber Tudor Revival mansion is located on the university's West Campus, near the Wallace Wade Stadium, at the crossroads of Duke University Road and Academy Road.

The J. Deryl Hart House was built between 1933 and 1934 on Duke University's West Campus for Julian Deryl Hart, the head of surgery at Duke University Hospital. Hart, who was one of the founding chairmen of Duke University School of Medicine, was appointed University President in 1960, serving in that capacity until 1963. He rented out rooms in the house to medical students. Hart continued to live in the house until his death in 1980. His wife, Mary Hart, continued to live in the house until her death in 2000.



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