Greensboro’s Top 10 Preservation Projects for 2017

Greensboro, once considered a bastion of new construction and sprawl, has emerged as North Carolina’s Preservation City. A diversity of preservation projects are currently underway or planned in every quarter of the city, representing more than $200 million of private investment in Greensboro. Seven of the projects, including the largest, leverage state and federal historic preservation…

College Hill Home Restored With Reinvestment Partners

The Carrie and Charles Angle House at 919 Spring Garden Street in College Hill was saved from demolition through a partnership between the College Hill Neighborhood Association, the 1772 Foundation, the Covington Foundation, the City of Greensboro, and the Preservation Greensboro Development Fund. The home is an excellent example of an American Foursquare with Colonial…

The History of the Preservation Movement in Greensboro

The preservation movement has been active in Greensboro since 1887, when the Guilford Battleground Company was organized to preserve the Revolutionary War battlefield just north of the city. Other early projects in the city included the preservation of the Weir House on North Edgeworth Street for use as the headquarters of the Greensboro Women’s Club…

Tax Credits Have Had Major Impact on Guilford Economy

Economic Impacts of RehabilitationTax Credit Investment 2001 through 2012 in North Carolina Total Number of Projects: 484 Total Development Expenditures: $1,098,143,898 Construction Jobs: 8,291 Permanent Jobs: 10,258 Total Number of Jobs: 18,549 Household Income Generated: $612,312,900 Rehabiliatation Tax Credit Investment 1979 through 2013 in Guilford County Total Number of Projects in Guilford County 1979-2013: 50…