10 Ways Blandwood is NC’s Historic Center!

Why is Greensboro’s Blandwood Mansion the best place to learn about North Carolina history? “History happens here” says Benjamin Briggs, executive director of Preservation Greensboro, the non-governmental organization that owns and operates the museum. “The site’s primary associations are with two-term North Carolina governor John Motley Morehead. However, many other key figures in the state’s history…

Old World Cottage In Fisher Park Was Built in 1917

Whether it’s the “Three Bears’ House” or “Cinderella’s House,” people who know the Thompson House at 1101 Virginia Street are enchanted by its fanciful Old World style. It stands today as a well-preserved example of Period Revival architecture in the neighborhood. In October 1917, the Greensboro Daily News reported, “Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Thompson have…

Tudor House With a Preservation Past on Tour in Fisher Park

The Lindeman House at 306 Parkway Street in Fisher Park has a remarkable past. Its builder and at least two subsequent owners were capable women with a statewide influence in historic preservation. In addition to its history, the house is representative of an architectural style that was gaining popularity in the 1920s just as the last empty lots in Fisher Park were constructed. The house is one of eight that will be open as part of Preservation Greensboro’s Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens.