Notes: The warehouse on Lilly Street has been sold to UNCG; plus news of HPC projects and UNCG’s Performing Arts series

the warehouse at 812 lilly avenue, seen from the street

The warehouse at 812 Lilly Street will get a new and presumably quieter and more neighborly occupant.

The warehouse on Lilly Street that once housed noisy bad neighbor College Hill CrossFit has been bought by UNCG. The College of Performing Arts will use it to store sets, wardrobes and such for its productions. … The sale of the former Addams bookstore property is now scheduled to close in September. The buyer’s identity and plans remain a well-kept secret (we’ve tried). …

College Hill T-shirts will be for sale at the neighborhood association meeting next Monday, August 29, 7 p.m. at the Church of the Covenant. They’re just $15, and they look so good Wear Yours is showing one off in its window as an example of its work. …

Neighbors Rick and Susan Stone held a fund-raiser for son John, who is running for District Court judge in the November election. He faces incumbent Angela Foster. John is a crime-busting assistant prosecutor in the Guilford County DA’s office …

The UNCG University Performing Arts Series has announced its 2016-17 schedule. Highlights include the renowned Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra featuring Wynton Marsalis. And there’s a little something for all the John Philip Sousa fans out there, too. … The College Hill website calendar now includes links to the schedules for the performing arts series, the College of Visual and Performing Arts, Weatherspoon Art Museum and the university as a whole. …

Historic Preservation Commission

Notes on recently approved projects: The Greensboro Primitive Baptist Church at Tate and Carr streets has replaced its deteriorating wooden front doors with metal doors. The new doors closely resemble the look of the previous ones. The building code now requires fire-resistant doors for institutional structures, which outweighed the historic district guidelines calling for wooden doors to be replaced with wood. …

The deteriorating slate roof on the old firehouse at 442 South Mendenhall Street has been replaced with shingles designed to resemble slate. … The tilting and crumbling stone wall at 110 South Mendenhall will be rebuilt with the original stones. Half of the cost, about $8,500, will come from the neighborhood’s MSD funds under the College Hill Street Wall Program. …

The owner of 706 Walker Avenue was ordered to plant two new tress to replace tress cut down last spring without city approval. The city arborist will recommend trees of an appropriate variety and size. …

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