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Next Recycling Collection
Recycling and bulk trash are collected every other Friday. The next pickups will be:
- Friday January 27
- Friday February 10
- Friday February 24
Garbage and yard waste are collected every Friday. Click here for details.
Next CHNA & HPC Meetings
- College Hill
Monday January 23, 7 p.m.
The meeting will be held as a Zoom teleconference: Click here to login. Meetings will be held via Zoom until further notice.
- Historic Preservation
Next Meeting: Wednesday January 25, 2023, 4 p.m., Plaza Level Conference Room, Melvin Municipal Building, 300 W. Washington Street.
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Category Archives: Mendenhall 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
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
Closings and changes in hours for College Hill businesses: They need your support today to survive the coronavirus
To whatever extent you can, please support our local businesses as they struggle to survive. Here’s the current status of businesses in College Hill. Please send any updates or corrections to via email. This list will be updated on the … Continue reading
“To the Hoop | Basketball and Contemporary Art”: An exhibition now on view at the Weatherspoon Art Museum
Now through June 1: To the Hoop | Basketball and Contemporary Art, Weatherspoon Art Museum, 2nd Floor: The Bob & Lissa Shelley McDowell Gallery and Gallery 6 Thursday February 27, 6:30 p.m., Talk: To the Hoop, Emily Stamey Our friendly … Continue reading