Category Archives: Rankin Place

What to do about Edgar Street: Issue is on Monday’s agenda for the College Hill Neighborhood Association

The issue of paving Edgar Street has come up periodically over the years. Back in the ’80s, city crews showed up without warning one day with asphalt trucks and road graders in tow, ready to pave the old alley. It’s … Continue reading

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College Hill news: Here comes the sun. It seems like years since it’s been here.

It’s been a long, cold, lonely winter, but spring has brought a break in the clouds and at least a temporary respite from winter’s (and 2018’s) onslaught of rain. 901 Spring Garden The mid-century commercial building at 901 Spring Garden Street … Continue reading

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Dog walkers, please note: Two new dog-bag stations installed

Two new dog-bag stations have been put up in College Hill. They’re at the corner of South Mendenhall Street and Rankin Place, in front of the apartments at 200 S. Mendenhall, and on Jackson Street between Spring Garden Street and … Continue reading

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A big tree on Rankin Place gets a big send-off

There was a gigantic red oak tree that towered over Paul and Barbara Phillips’ house at 805 Rankin Place. The house was built in 1910, and the tree probably was there then. By last fall, it was clear that the … Continue reading

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Update: Work under way on traffic improvement project, Tuesday celebration to include mural painting, free pizza

Reminder: The entire College Hill  neighborhood is invited to take part in the August 1 official kickoff of the traffic improvement project and National Night Out celebration. Among the highlights of the event … on Mendenhall Street between Rankin Place … Continue reading

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Save the date: August 1 kickoff celebration for traffic initiative

From Jeff Sovich, Neighborhood Planning Coordinator with the Greensboro Planning Department: Over the next few months, College Hill is embarking on an exciting new project that aims to reclaim neighborhood streets and sidewalks as safe, inviting places for people!  College Hill … Continue reading

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Late winter is owl-watching season in College Hill

Late winter and early spring (before the trees leaf out) are the best times to see our neighborhood owls. They show up well in bare trees. They’ll perch in magnolias for better cover, but they’ll sit out in the open for extended … Continue reading

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College Hill’s priciest rental is still empty after four months, plus news of the mattress store, the T-shirts and more pot busts

College Hill’s one executive-type rental property has now been on the market for four months. 817 Rankin Place, the relatively new house built in 2005, is going for $2,000 per month with a $2,000 deposit. “Qualifications include credit score over … 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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College Hill Real Estate Report, Spring 2016

Spring marks the beginning of the home-buying/home-selling season, and College Hill is coming off a relatively quiet year in 2015. With few houses coming onto the market, only five owner-occupied, single-family homes were sold, along with two rental houses and … Continue reading

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