Category Archives: Edgar Street

College Hill real estate update: Very little for sale right now; also, Tate Street is about to get another pizza-and-subs place

After a flurry of late fall/early winter activity, College Hill has unusually few houses or condos for sale. Only two single-family, owner-occupied houses are on the market — the beautiful 126 South Mendenhall, under contract at an asking price of … 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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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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Tate Street closed between Carr and Walker today

A utility crew is replacing a pole near the business district and has closed Tate Street at Carr Street and at Walker Avenue. They expect it to take the entire morning and possibly continue into the afternoon. It will be … 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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Parts of Edgar Street get attention from city, others don’t

Two pieces of Edgar Street received loads of new gravel and dirt this week. The section between Carr and McGee, which may have needed it the most, got nothing. City workers were out for part of the day Monday, working … Continue reading

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September agenda for Historic Preservation Commission has three COA applications from College Hill property owners

The Historic Preservation Commission has three applications for certificates of appropriateness from College Hill property owners this month. The commission will meet Wednesday September 30, 4 p.m., in the Plaza Level Conference Room in the Melvin Municipal Building. Click here … Continue reading

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Duke Energy to begin trimming trees next week

Duke had planned to trim trees in the neighborhood in March, but the ice storm delayed it. Here’s what we know abut their plans now: Here’s the map of where they’ll be working (PDF). Homeowners whose trees will be affected … Continue reading

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