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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: Mendenhall Street
This month at the HPC: A COA application for new fencing, a retaining wall and more at 301 N. Mendenhall Street
Update: The application was continued until the July meeting to get more detailed information. The Historic Preservation Commission will hold a public hearing this month on one request for a certificate of appropriateness in College Hill. The meeting will be … Continue reading
Guilford’s only documented lynching occurred in College Hill; you can learn about it via Zoom on Thursday February 23
Guilford County’s only documented lynching occurred in 1887 at a location described vaguely at the time as on or near “Mr. Jackson’s farm.” That farm was located in the general area of the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant in College … Continue reading
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
The College Hill Neighborhood Association extends its condolences to the family of our former neighbor Larry Horn, who died Sunday at Wesley Long Hospital. He was 70 years old. Larry and his wife, Judy, owned and operated the Troy-Bumpas Inn … Continue reading
Online meeting on new bicycle lanes for Spring Garden Street between Tate and Fulton to be held Monday March 22, 6 p.m.
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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
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
State Historic Preservation Office features College Hill’s 1919 firehouse as an example of using tax credits for rehabilitation
One of the old firehouses on South Mendenhall Street is highlighted in the latest newsletter from the State Historic Preservation Office as an example of historic rehabilitation facilitated by the use of state and federal tax credits. It stands at … Continue reading