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

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College Hill historic-home prices continued to soar in 2022

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

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In memoriam: Larry Horn, former College Hill neighbor

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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“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

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