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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: Rankin Place
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
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
What to do about Edgar Street: Issue is on Monday’s agenda for the College Hill Neighborhood Association
The issue of paving Edgar Street has come up periodically over the years. Back in the ’80s, city crews showed up without warning one day with asphalt trucks and road graders in tow, ready to pave the old alley. It’s … Continue reading
It’s been a long, cold, lonely winter, but spring has brought a break in the clouds and at least a temporary respite from winter’s (and 2018’s) onslaught of rain. 901 Spring Garden The mid-century commercial building at 901 Spring Garden Street … Continue reading
Two new dog-bag stations have been put up in College Hill. They’re at the corner of South Mendenhall Street and Rankin Place, in front of the apartments at 200 S. Mendenhall, and on Jackson Street between Spring Garden Street and … Continue reading
There was a gigantic red oak tree that towered over Paul and Barbara Phillips’ house at 805 Rankin Place. The house was built in 1910, and the tree probably was there then. By last fall, it was clear that the … Continue reading
Update: Work under way on traffic improvement project, Tuesday celebration to include mural painting, free pizza
Reminder: The entire College Hill neighborhood is invited to take part in the August 1 official kickoff of the traffic improvement project and National Night Out celebration. Among the highlights of the event … on Mendenhall Street between Rankin Place … Continue reading
From Jeff Sovich, Neighborhood Planning Coordinator with the Greensboro Planning Department: Over the next few months, College Hill is embarking on an exciting new project that aims to reclaim neighborhood streets and sidewalks as safe, inviting places for people! College Hill … Continue reading
Late winter and early spring (before the trees leaf out) are the best times to see our neighborhood owls. They show up well in bare trees. They’ll perch in magnolias for better cover, but they’ll sit out in the open for extended … Continue reading