Category Archives: City Government

Tiny but buildable vacant lot on S. Mendenhall for sale

The long-vacant lot at 609 South Mendenhall has been put up for sale by its owner, the College Hill Neighborhood Association. The city has confirmed that the tiny lot (3,320 square feet) is buildable. The neighborhood association will place a … Continue reading

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Notes: After Gateway party at Jake’s Billiards on September 17, plus our new polling place and historic preservation’s impact

If you don’t know After Gateway, it’s a nonprofit dedicated to enhancing the lives of adults with multiple and/or severe developmental disabilities. It’s located at the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant. Their annual fund-raiser on September 17 deserves our support. Click … Continue reading

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College Hill notes: Two more properties under contract

The old Addams bookstore location on Tate Street is apparently under contract. The “For Sale” sign is gone and surveyors’ flags have sprouted around the property. The listed price was $650,000; the one-time Victory Theatre has been up for sale since April … Continue reading

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News to know from Tate Street, Walker Avenue and the ‘Spoon

From the Tate Street business district: There’s activity in the former University Laundry location. Tables and chairs have been moved in and upfitting is under way. Oh boy — another restaurant. … Novelist Miriam Herrin of Walker Avenue was recently … Continue reading

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This week’s notes on life and real estate in College Hill

Neighbors James and Amanda Keith have bought the stately mansion Double Oaks at 204 North Mendenhall. They plan to re-establish the turn-of-the-century, colonial revival house as a bed-and-breakfast by the end of the summer. … There are rumblings from the … Continue reading

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A few things you need to know about College Hill right now … including news of babies, chickens, churches and more …

A few short items worth knowing about College Hill, delivered via the venerable but vanishing journalistic device known as a three-dot column: Save the date: National Night Out is Tuesday August 2, and what better place to hold the official College Hill … Continue reading

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State and federal tax credits for restoring historic properties: Information available online from the city’s recent workshop

Information is now available online from the regional workshop on state tax credits for the rehabilitation of historic properties held earlier this month. Click here for information (PDF) from the State Historic Preservation Office on the new state tax credits and … Continue reading

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Historic Preservation Tax Credit Workshop, Tuesday April 5

The City of Greensboro is hosting a 2016 Historic Preservation Tax Credit Workshop on Tuesday April 5th at the Greensboro Historical Museum. Historic Preservation Tax Credits are available for properties and districts (like College Hill) on the National Register of Historic … Continue reading

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New College Hill Neighborhood Association board elected; March meeting to focus on MSD-funded projects for 2016-17

The membership of the College Hill Neighborhood Association has elected its new board members and officers for this year. New members and officers have an asterisk next to their names. President: James Keith Vice President: David Arneke Secretary: Amanda Keith … Continue reading

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Further work on Edgar Street: Potholes filled

The many potholes on Edgar Street between Carr and West McGee streets have been filled. City workers came back one day last week and filled them in with gravel and dirt. That work makes the condition of this heavily traveled … Continue reading

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