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Next Recycling Collection
Recycling and bulk trash are collected every other Friday. The next pickups will be:
- Friday November 3
- Friday November 17
- Friday December 1
Garbage and yard waste are collected every Friday. Click here for details.
Next CHNA & HPC Meetings
- College Hill
Monday December 4, 7 p.m.
Monday January 29, 2024
Meetings are held as Zoom teleconferences: Click here to login.
- Historic Preservation
Wednesday December 6 (combined November-December meeting)
Wednesday January 31, 2024
Meetings are held in the Plaza Level Conference Room, Melvin Municipal Building, 300 W. Washington Street.
- College Hill
Note to Realtors and Prospective Home Buyers
Isn’t There Anything to Do Around Here?
The Weatherspoon is open. There’s music on Tate Street, and we’re close to downtown, the Coliseum and most of Greensboro’s other arts and entertainment venues.
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Category Archives: McGee Street
Airbnb now shows 8 short-term rental listings in College Hill, including 3 entire houses and a house with 3 apartments
Airbnb has listed short-term rentals in College Hill since at least 2014, but there may be more of them now than ever. This week, 919 Carr Street hosted its first Airbnb guests, bringing the total number of short-term rental units … Continue reading
2022 was a relatively quiet year for real estate in College Hill. Few historic homes went up for sale, continuing the trend of recent years. I counted 12 sales during the year; just three involved owner-occupied homes. Five houses (including … Continue reading
News from Tate Street, McGee Street and around College Hill: Bitcoin ATMs are a coming thing, and the College Mart has one
For those interested in making their lives as complicated as possible, there’s now a Bitcoin ATM at the College Mart on Tate Street. People who have figured out cryptocurrency can use it to buy Bitcoins, Bitcoin Cash and something called … 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
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
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
City allows Greensboro College to bypass normal oversight and demolish a key feature of a historic campus building
This week, the city gave Greensboro College permission to tear down a character-defining feature of a historic building on campus without going through the Historic Preservation Commission. The college says the smokestack on its old power plant was hit by … 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
New 4-way stop at Mendenhall and Walker to go into effect August 7 as part of traffic-calming initiative on Mendenhall
The repaving of South Mendenhall Street has allowed the neighborhood’s traffic-calming initiative to get under way after years of planning. As part of that effort, the 4-way stop on Mendenhall will be moved to Walker Avenue effective August 7. The … Continue reading
1110 W. McGee Street has been sold for the first time since it was built in 1923. The Booker-Benton House is one of just two pre-1980’s houses left on the block. The area was once a rare African-American neighborhood in … Continue reading