Author Archives: David Arneke

City allows demolition of fire-damaged 923 Carr Street; property owner expects it to happen within two to three weeks

The Historic Preservation Commission has approved a request for permission to demolish 923 Carr Street, the College Hill home severely damaged in a fire last month. The College Hill Neighborhood Association supported the request. Neighbors cited the house’s three chimneys, … Continue reading

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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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Seen on the street: Political graffiti on a Tate Street sidewalk

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Three side-by-side rental houses on Spring Garden Street have gone up for sale with one remarkably high price — $975,000

It’s hard to know what to make of the offer that appeared in local real-estate listings on June 5, 2020: Three adjoining houses on Spring Garden Street for sale together at $975,000. Continue reading

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Seen on the street: Contrasting moods in the neighborhood

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Fitness on the Greenway resumes June 2 at Morehead Park with social distancing; bring your own mat and water bottle

Fitness on the Greenway will resume Tuesday June 2 at Morehead Park on Spring Garden Street. It will run through September. Continue reading

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Following up on the fire at 923 Carr Street on May 13: Firefighters ID the origin, but not cause; house damage 50%

The Greensboro Fire Department has determined that the fire at 923 Carr Street started at the back porch, but the specific cause hasn’t been identified. The report estimates damage to the structure at $44,145, 50 percent of its previous value. … Continue reading

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Fire severely damages Carr Street house; no one injured

A fire caused major damage to a house at 923 Carr Street early in the morning of May 13, 2020. Continue reading

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Spring Garden Street reopens after overpass repair project; bridge work complete on Tate and Fulton streets as well

Spring Garden Street was reopened Friday, seven months after being closed for repairs to the Edgeworth and Spring street overpass bridges. The city closed the street at Morehead Park around October 1 for what was scheduled to be a 90-day … 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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