Category Archives: Walker Avenue

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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College Hill traffic plan: Demonstration projects presented, August 1 start scheduled for initial test phase on Mendenhall

The testing phase of the College Hill traffic initiative will begin Tuesday August 1. The plan was presented at last Thursday’s neighborhood meeting. About 50 people turned out to hear about the plan and discuss issues that the plan addresses. The … Continue reading

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College Hill demographic and geographic data

While looking for something else today, I came across some data on College Hill. The demographic data comes from the 2010 census, which is a little dated but no doubt still pretty accurate. The addition of The Province will add … 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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You, too, can borrow books from UNCG’s outstanding libraries, and you can go hear noted author Ray Suarez on March 29

A few things worth knowing about Jackson Library and the Harold Schiffman Music Library at UNCG (collectively known as the UNCG Libraries): They’re fabulous libraries, you can easily gain borrowing privileges and their big annual event is coming up in … Continue reading

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College Hill real estate update: Very little for sale right now; also, Tate Street is about to get another pizza-and-subs place

After a flurry of late fall/early winter activity, College Hill has unusually few houses or condos for sale. Only two single-family, owner-occupied houses are on the market — the beautiful 126 South Mendenhall, under contract at an asking price of … Continue reading

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More Duke Energy tree trimming scheduled for College Hill; work will be done on almost all streets in the neighborhood

Duke Energy is planning to trim trees on most streets in College Hill during UNCG’s winter break. The red lines on the map above show where they’ll be working: South Mendenhall Street between Walker and Oakland avenues, Walker Avenue, Springdale Court, … Continue reading

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Notes: The warehouse on Lilly Street has been sold to UNCG; plus news of HPC projects and UNCG’s Performing Arts series

The warehouse on Lilly Street that once housed noisy bad neighbor College Hill CrossFit has been bought by UNCG. The College of Performing Arts will use it to store sets, wardrobes and such for its productions. … The sale of … Continue reading

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Try, try again: A new Mexican restaurant will replace Los Cabos as burst of activity continues in the Tate Street business district

A worker on the upfit of the new Pedro’s Taco Shop says the restaurant should be open around the time classes start at UNCG on August 22. It will occupy the top floor of 948 Walker Avenue, former home of … Continue reading

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Crime statistics for College Hill over the past six months

With National Night Out coming up tomorrow night, here are some statistics on crime in College Hill over the past six months (data from crimemapping.com). The most prominent pattern in the data is the concentration of burglaries and vehicle break-ins … Continue reading

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