Category Archives: Municipal Service District

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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Additional streetlights going up throughout College Hill today

Crews are working on Mendenhall and Tate streets today, installing additional streetlights. The pole-mounted lights are the first of 50 or so that will help light up nighttime dark spots. They’re the same lights that were installed last winter on … 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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Rescued! Fire-damaged 919 Spring Garden begins a new life; sale closes, extensive single-family home renovation under way

A prominent College Hill home has been saved, three years after a fire nearly led to its demolition. The sale of 919 Spring Garden Street closed on Monday. The buyers are Richard and Susan Stone.  They will renovate it as … Continue reading

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3,000 trees and many thousands of facts about them

If you haven’t taken a look at the College Hill Tree Inventory, it’s now available by clicking here. The report includes trees at least 4 inches in diameter at a height of 4 1/2 feet. It’s accompanied by an interactive GIS … Continue reading

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