2016 Preservation Awards Recognize Confidence in Community

Members and friends of Preservation Greensboro gathered last night at The Public at Morehead Foundry for the organization’s 51st Annual Meeting. More than 200 attendees heard keynote speaker Ron Staley, a Senior Vice President with The Christman Company who leads the company’s southeast Michigan Operations as well as the role of Director of Historic Preservation.…

2015 Preservation Awards Announced at 50th Annual Meeting

Celebrating its 50th year of service to the community, members and friends of Preservation Greensboro gathered last night at the O.Henry Hotel for its Golden Jubilee. The keynote speaker for the evening was James Perry, president and CEO of the Winston-Salem Urban League. A Greensboro native, Perry played a key role in the Preservation Resource…

2014 Preservation and Volunteer Awards Announced

At its 49th Annual Meeting, Preservation Greensboro board, members, and guests celebrated re-investment in the Gate City. With help from the Keynote Speaker the North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper, attendees recognized those who see that some of the most challenging properties are in fact some of the most treasured places. The past year has…

Preservation Awards Recognize Notable Greensboro Projects and People of 2013

Members and friends of Preservation Greensboro met on February 18th to celebrate achievements of the past year at their 48th Annual Meeting held at the Greensboro Country Club. The organization reviewed benchmarks of 2013 and looked forward to planned events and activities in the year ahead such as the Tour of Historic Homes and Gardens in Westerwood…

Greensboro’s Nine Award Winning Preservation Projects of 2012

Preservation Greensboro met on February 12th to celebrate historic preservation in Greensboro at its 47th Annual Meeting held at the Greensboro Country Club. The organization reviewed accomplishments of 2012 and looked forward to planned events and activities in 2013 such as the Tour of Historic Homes and Gardens in College Hill in May, and the…

Preservation in Greensboro: 2011 at its Best

The past year has been wonderful for historic preservation in Greensboro. Great projects have been completed in neighborhoods all across our city, continuing our statewide reputation as a city with soul and character. Each year, Preservation Greensboro’s board of directors honors individuals and organizations that exemplify outstanding achievement in the field of historic preservation throughout…

Preservation Awards Recognize Greensboro Projects of 2010

Historic preservation is about community reinvestment, renewal, pride of place, and building our city’s tax base one property at a time. At PGI’s 2010 Annual Meeting, members took an opportunity to recognize those who have contributed to historic preservation by restoring properties over the past year. Attended by 135 people, the event held at Revolution…

Preservation Greensboro Recognizes Oustanding Projects of 2009

Preservation Greensboro presented its annual Preservation Awards on February 10, 2010. Recipients were nominated by members of the organization and the community. Projects were recognized on several merits, including adherence to established preservation practice and visibility from a public right-of-way and project completion in 2009. The event was held at the Event Center at the…

Greensboro’s 2008 Preservation Award Winners

Greensboro has a long history of historic preservation and adaptive reuse, dating back to the 1887 conservation of the Guilford Courthouse battleground and the 1924 establishment of the Greensboro Historical Museum in the old First Presbyterian Church. Today, historic preservation remains an important part of the Gate City’s identity and character, illustrated by nine exciting…