Nina Simone’s childhood residence in Tryon, North Carolina has been considered a Countrywide Treasure by the Nationwide Belief for Historic Preservation. (The house experienced been acquired very last year by four artists.) In accordance to a push release, the Countrywide Trust—along with the residence entrepreneurs, the local local community, the North Carolina African American Heritage Commission, and Environment Monuments Fund—will “seek new protections, evaluate preservation needs, and conduct marketplace and feasibility experiments to acquire a sustainable new use for the household.”
Down below, find images of the home’s interior and exterior (taken by Nancy Pierce and courtesy of the Countrywide Have confidence in for Historic Preservation).
In other Nina Simone information, an excerpt from a new audiobook about Simone has been introduced. It finds Alicia Keys reading through about Simone’s lifestyle for the Great Night Stories for Rebel Women collection. Listen down below (by using Amusement Weekly).
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