Category Archives: Historic Preservation

Come see 808 Walker Avenue at an open house on Sunday

The wonderful Orlo Epps House at 808 Walker will be have an open house Sunday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. It’s a great opportunity to see one of College Hill’s most impressive houses before it’s sold and, we hope, … Continue reading

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Now for sale: The grand Orlo Epps House (808 Walker Avenue)

One of College Hill’s most notable houses is now on the market. The Orlo Epps House is a grand Queen Anne at 808 Walker Avenue with projecting bay windows, gables, dormers and a corner balcony and turret (click here for the … 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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Invitation: See 919 Spring Garden’s renovation this Sunday

Preservation Greensboro will hold a fund-raising event this Sunday afternoon at 919 Spring Garden Street, the Carrie and Charles Angle House. The house was vacant for a few years after a major fire in 2011. Once threatened with demolition, the … 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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July 13: Zoning Commission Considers Removing 3 Properties from Historic District

At its Monday, July 13 meeting, the Greensboro Zoning Commission will consider a request to remove 1107, 1109 & 1111 West Market Street from the College Hill Historic Overlay District (the underlying Office zoning will remain). The College Hill Neighborhood Association urges residents to … Continue reading

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Preservation Hard Hat Tour

    Preservation Hard Hat Tour Come see preservation in progress Date: April 16 (Thursday) Place: 919 Spring Garden Street, College Hill Time: 5pm till 7pm Entry: No charge RSVP: Email or 336-272-5003 The owners and architect restoring the Carrie … Continue reading

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Free “Hard Hat” Open House at 919 Spring Garden St., Jan. 17, noon to 2 pm

Preservation Greensboro and A408Studio are hosting a Preservation Greensboro Love-a-Landmark party at 919 Spring Garden Street … it is a “Hard Hat Preview” party.  A rare opportunity to tour the home while it is under construction.  This will be one of the last times to … Continue reading

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Progress report on 919 Spring Garden Street

From James Keith: I wanted to send along a positive progress note regarding 919 Spring Garden St. The roofers, Robert Leonard Roofing, are well along in their process of repairing/replacing the slate roof. They are working very hard, and the … Continue reading

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Demolition of stone retaining wall at 110 South Mendenhall St. to be considered Oct. 29 by Historic Preservation Commission

This month’s agenda for the Historic Preservation Commission includes a request to demolish the granite retaining wall along the sidewalk at 110 South Mendenhall Street. The wall has been leaning noticeably toward the street for years. Property owner Bill Burkley … Continue reading

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