April 20, 9 a.m.
Main Sanctuary, Presbyterian Church of the Covenant
501 S. Mendenhall St.
As one of the Gate City’s oldest neighborhoods, College Hill features some of the oldest homes in our city — fine examples of Queen Anne, Greek Revival, Craftsman Bungalow and more. But its story does not end there. In the 1970s the area was designated as a slum and rehabilitation plans pondered wholesale demolition of the community. A plucky group of citizens banded together and offered another plan of action – the creation of Greensboro’s first historic district. Come learn about the unique architecture and rich history of College Hill!
Speakers include Jim Collins, an architect with offices in Greensboro and New York; Mike Cowhig, historic preservation planner for the City of Greensboro; and Dan Curry, urban planner and long-time resident of College Hill.
This event will be held in the historic sanctuary of the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, found in the heart of the College Hill neighborhood on Mendenhall Street. The sanctuary was designed by architect Harry Barton in 1919 and is among the oldest sacred spaces in Greensboro. Parking is available in church-designated spaces.
This event is FREE. General admission seating. Email or call 336-272-5003 for details or to RSVP.