Category Archives: City Government

Public hearing to be held April 26 on College Hill traffic initiative

All College Hill residents and property owners should have received this notice from the city by now. But for anyone who hasn’t or doesn’t read their mail, here it is again. Click here for details on the traffic improvement project.  

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There are almost no homes for sale in College Hill right now; plus Google Street View and jazzman Wynton Marsalis visit

The spring home-buying season has begun with only two houses for sale in College Hill, 306 South Mendenhall and 508 South Cedar. Both were listed last year but didn’t sell. There’s also one Wafco condo on the market. And that’s … Continue reading

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College Hill news of the week in photos: Tate Street gets digital message board; sewer work getting under way on Springdale?

UNCG lights up its digital sign The university has spent weeks building a large brick structure with two digital screens in front of Taylor Theatre on Tate Street. It was turned on yesterday, and like a similar sign at Market … Continue reading

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Major College Hill traffic project takes its first step

College Hill has far more residents than were ever imagined when the neighborhood was laid out in the late 1800s. As a result, our pedestrian-centric neighborhood has too many cars running through overcrowded streets and off-kilter intersections, often recklessly and too fast. … Continue reading

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Sewer rehabilitation work coming; beginning date uncertain

If you received a door-hanger like this one in the past month, you’ve probably noticed that sewer rehabilitation work did not begin within 48 hours. But it will, eventually. Robbie Bald, a civil engineer for the City of Greensboro, says … Continue reading

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World-class jazz group to play at PCOC on Sunday evening; expect to start paying for Certificates of Appropriateness

Jazz pianist Antonio Truyols and his trio, Unit Three, will perform a free concert Sunday October 23, at 7 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant. Truyols is former music director at PCOC and UNCG grad student who’s now … Continue reading

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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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