Category Archives: Market Street

Spring report from the College Hill Beautification Program; volunteers are needed to help weed and maintain planting beds

Beth Langlois, chair of the beautification program, reports: The neighborhood flower beds weathered the winter and spring very well.   The pansies have been removed, and beds have been weeded. Thank you to Lyddan Pawlowski for help weeding the Jackson, Tate … Continue reading

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Railroad tracks being taken up along Greensboro College; Downtown Greenway construction could begin this year

A contractor for Norfolk Southern is removing the railroad tracks from Spring Garden Street to West Market. The work is in preparation for construction of the western section of the Downtown Greenway. The greenway will follow the boundary of the … Continue reading

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S. Mendenhall improvements, street paving set for this year; new sidewalk is being considered for lower end of Carr Street

The city plans to begin construction on the next phase the South Mendenhall Street traffic-calming project by the end of the year. It also expects this year to repave five streets that were torn up for water and sewer work … Continue reading

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City to eliminate buses on Tate Street and Walker Avenue effective Monday August 5; new stops added on Spring Garden

City buses will no longer run on Tate Street and Walker Avenue in College Hill effective Monday August 5. Riders who want to go downtown to the Depot will be able to catch buses at new stops on Spring Garden … Continue reading

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126 South Mendenhall sells for a very good price, and quickly; Neighborhood Watch: Much happening again at The Province

Happy news for College Hill homeowners: 126 South Mendenhall sold recently for $385,000. The offer was received after the house had been on the market for about a month. The price represents a modest 4% increase in value over the … Continue reading

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Greensboro College checks out of its ‘inn’ on Market Street; owner plans to rent the rooms to students, young professionals

Greensboro College is no longer housing students at the Inn at Greensboro College, the former motel on Market Street at Mendenhall. Spokesman Lex Alexander said the college no longer needs the facility to accommodate all of its students who want to … Continue reading

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At Market and Tate Streets, College Hill sign version 2

The new neighborhood sign has been has been improved. The original had “HISTORIC DISTRICT” in large letters and “COLLEGE HILL” in small letters. This new one restores the neighborhood association’s original intent (to highlight the name of the neighborhood). It … Continue reading

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New College Hill sign at Market and Tate streets is finished

The granite-and-marble sign at Market and Tate streets is now complete. It’s the first phase of a broader project to raise awareness of the historic district throughout the neighborhood. The sign cost about $19,000, paid for with funds from College Hill’s … Continue reading

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Following up on Saturday’s downed tree and the new sign

The tree that fell yesterday on Mendenhall Street damaged a very unlucky SUV, but the power lines and street light across the street were spared. Much of the tree remains in the front yard of 117 South Mendenhall St. It … 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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