An old stone church on N.C. Central University property is in the crosshairs of development - NCCU's new nursing school is slated for that site.
But rather than tear the place down, NCCU is going to pick it up and move it across campus.
The building is currently not in regular use.
In 2007, Holy Cross Catholic built a new church and moved headquarters a couple miles south down Alston Avenue. It is the only black catholic church under the Raleigh diocese, which covers most of easten North Carolina.
While moving a church is no easy feat, this particular facility has a few characteristics that will likely make the move easier.
For one, it can be lifted off its foundation. And it doesn't hurt that the steeple isn't all that tall.
Here are the details.