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The College Hill Neighborhood Guide
Yard Waste to be Collected; Next Recycling Collection
Yard waste should be put at the curb by 7 a.m. Thursday May 28. Collections will be made by Saturday evening. For what it’s worth, the last time, it was picked up Friday morning. Click here for details.
Bulk trash is still being picked up only by request until further notice.
Recycling is still collected every other Friday. The next recycling pickups will be:
- Friday June 5
- Friday June 19
- THURSDAY July 2, one day early because July 3 is the city government’s day off for Independence Day
Garbage is collected every Friday. Click here for details.
Next CHNA & HPC Meetings
- College Hill
Monday, May 25, 7 p.m.
The meeting will be held as a video conference via Zoom. Details have been posted to Nextdoor.com.
- Historic Preservation
Wednesday May 27, 4 p.m. It will be a virtual meeting using the Zoom videoconferencing app. To view the meeting or to speak on an agenda item, email HPC staff Stefan-leih Geary by 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2020.In-person meetings are usually held in the Plaza Level Conference Room, Melvin Municipal Building, 300 W. Washington Street. The alternate location is the City Council Chamber.
- College Hill
Note to Realtors and Prospective Home Buyers
Isn’t There Anything to Do Around Here?
No, not for the foreseeable future. But eventually things will return to normal, and when they do, check the Local Events page for links to major events, major venues, university event calendars and Greensboro’s busy local arts scene (much of which happens downtown).
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Category Archives: Historic Preservation
State Historic Preservation Office features College Hill’s 1919 firehouse as an example of using tax credits for rehabilitation
One of the old firehouses on South Mendenhall Street is highlighted in the latest newsletter from the State Historic Preservation Office as an example of historic rehabilitation facilitated by the use of state and federal tax credits. It stands at … Continue reading
City allows Greensboro College to bypass normal oversight and demolish a key feature of a historic campus building
This week, the city gave Greensboro College permission to tear down a character-defining feature of a historic building on campus without going through the Historic Preservation Commission. The college says the smokestack on its old power plant was hit by … Continue reading
1110 W. McGee Street has been sold for the first time since it was built in 1923. The Booker-Benton House is one of just two pre-1980’s houses left on the block. The area was once a rare African-American neighborhood in … Continue reading
Architectural Salvage visits McIver Street, hauls away 5,500 pounds of doors, windows and other reusable materials
UNCG soon will tear down three of the McIver Street houses that it owns. Before the wrecking crew arrives, the school allowed Architectural Salvage of Greensboro to go in and take out dozens of doors, windows, radiators and radiator covers, … Continue reading
An opportunity to meet artisans and contractors who specialize in restoring older homes, Friday night at Double Oaks B&B
This event is an opportunity to meet artisans, contractors, and other professionals who specialize in the types of work needed to maintain the historic and aesthetic aspects of older homes — expertise that can be difficult to find. The event … Continue reading
In*Spire Meditation group Tuesdays, noon, Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 501 South Mendenhall Street, in the Sanctuary. The meditation period is less than an hour and is open to the public. Taco Tuesday Bike Ride Every Tuesday, rolling at 6:30 p.m. … Continue reading
A note to Realtors and prospective College Hill home buyers about buying property in Greensboro’s historic districts
Welcome to College Hill! Thanks for your interest in our neighborhood. Our neighborhood association of residents and property owners is committed to improving the quality of life and historic character of the neighborhood. If we can answer any questions about the … Continue reading
Benjamin Briggs of Preservation Greensboro recently wrote about the Booker-Benton House at 1110 West McGee Street, a home with a remarkable history. “The Booker-Benton House is a rare surviving structure built by an African American family at the height of … Continue reading
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