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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:
- THURSDAY June 17 (One day early — Friday June 18 is a city holiday in observance of Juneteenth)
- Friday July 2 (city holiday is July 5, so our collections won’t change)
- Friday July 16
Next CHNA & HPC Meetings
- College Hill
Monday, June 28, 7 p.m.
The meeting will be held as a Zoom teleconference. Details will be posted to Nextdoor.com.
- Historic Preservation
Wednesday June 30, 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, June 29. 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, June 29.
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: Market Street
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
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
S. Mendenhall improvements, street paving set for this year; new sidewalk is being considered for lower end of Carr Street
The city plans to begin construction on the next phase the South Mendenhall Street traffic-calming project by the end of the year. It also expects this year to repave five streets that were torn up for water and sewer work … Continue reading
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
Greensboro College checks out of its ‘inn’ on Market Street; owner plans to rent the rooms to students, young professionals
Greensboro College is no longer housing students at the Inn at Greensboro College, the former motel on Market Street at Mendenhall. Spokesman Lex Alexander said the college no longer needs the facility to accommodate all of its students who want to … Continue reading
The new neighborhood sign has been has been improved. The original had “HISTORIC DISTRICT” in large letters and “COLLEGE HILL” in small letters. This new one restores the neighborhood association’s original intent (to highlight the name of the neighborhood). It … Continue reading
The granite-and-marble sign at Market and Tate streets is now complete. It’s the first phase of a broader project to raise awareness of the historic district throughout the neighborhood. The sign cost about $19,000, paid for with funds from College Hill’s … Continue reading
The tree that fell yesterday on Mendenhall Street damaged a very unlucky SUV, but the power lines and street light across the street were spared. Much of the tree remains in the front yard of 117 South Mendenhall St. It … Continue reading
At its Monday, July 13 meeting, the Greensboro Zoning Commission will consider a request to remove 1107, 1109 & 1111 West Market Street from the College Hill Historic Overlay District (the underlying Office zoning will remain). The College Hill Neighborhood Association urges residents to … Continue reading