A World of Architecture in One Building

The L. Richardson Preyer Federal Courthouse, located at the intersection of West Market and North Eugene streets in downtown Greensboro, stands among the most celebrated examples of Art Deco architecture in North Carolina. Featuring Ionic columns, a grand frieze, and a raised piano nobile (second floor), this building looked to classic Roman, Egyptian, and Mayan architecture for inspiration.…

Facing the Past

The Clegg Building was constructed in 1904 to designs by architect Frank A. Weston. Weston relocated his firm from Denver, Colorado to Greensboro under the expectation of a Gate City building boom, and the Clegg Building is one of many structures in the city by his hand. The two-story building at 123 South Elm Street…