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The College Hill Neighborhood Guide
Next Recycling Collection
Garbage and yard waste are collected every Friday. Click here for details.
Recycling and bulk trash are collected every other Friday. The next pickups will be:
- Friday May 21
- Friday June 4
- THURSDAY June 17 (Friday June 18 is a city holiday in observance of Juneteenth)
Next CHNA & HPC Meetings
- College Hill
Monday, May 24, 7 p.m.
The meeting will be held as a Zoom teleconference. Details will be posted to Nextdoor.com.
- Historic Preservation
Wednesday May 26, 4 p.m.
The meeting will be held via Zoom videoconferencing. To view the meeting or speak on an agenda item, contact Stefan-Leih Geary by 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 25. You will be emailed the online meeting link and instructions on how to participate. There is no option to provide handouts or other documents the day of the meeting.
If you have a presentation, pictures or other materials you would like to provide as part of the hearing, provide it to HPC staff by 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 25.
In-person meetings are usually held in the Plaza Level Conference Room, Melvin Municipal Building, 300 W. Washington Street. The alternate location is the City Council Chamber.
- College Hill
Note to Realtors and Prospective Home Buyers
Isn’t There Anything to Do Around Here?
No, not any more. But eventually things will return to normal, and when they do, check the Local Events page for links to major events, major venues, university event calendars and Greensboro’s busy local arts scene (much of which happens downtown).
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Category Archives: Carr Street
College Hill bakery is a winner in a national contest; vote online this week to help it win $5,000 for Greensboro Urban Ministry
A College Hill pastry chef has won a national award, and with your help she also could win $5,000 for the Greensboro Urban Ministry food bank. Veneé Pawlowski of Black Magnolia Southern Patisserie is one of 20 winners of the … Continue reading
New president for the College Hill Neighborhood Association; longtime president James Keith leaving as business expands
Samantha Smith has been elected president of the College Hill Neighborhood Association, succeeding James Keith. James stepped down in December as he was selling his house on South Mendenhall Street. The association board voted unanimously to name Samantha president. Samantha … Continue reading
The aftermath of the May 13 fire at 923 Carr Street has played out to its end, for now at least. The remains of the house have been demolished and the wreckage hauled away. The site has been leveled and … Continue reading
1 p.m.: Arrival 1:30 p.m.: The Beast waits. 3 p.m.: Demolition begins. 3:30 p.m.: Pause. The Beast is thirsty. 5 p.m.: The first dump truck is deftly loaded. 5:10 p.m.: The west side of 921 Carr Street, also built in … Continue reading
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
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
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
A fire caused major damage to a house at 923 Carr Street early in the morning of May 13, 2020. Continue reading
A swarm of hundreds of honey bees settled in a front yard on Carr Street late Friday afternoon, on their way to a new place to live. A bush at 924 Carr provided an opportune spot to take a rest. … Continue reading