Discover the Secrets of College Hill

College Hill has the distinction of being Greensboro’s best-preserved nineteenth century neighborhood with narrow streets lined with Queen Anne cottages and charming bungalows. Packed with history and centrally located, College Hill blends quaint architecture with urban amenities to create one of Greensboro’s most interesting neighborhoods. Unlike most other neighborhoods in Greensboro, College Hill was not…

Queen Anne-style House Featured on Preservation Tour

In addition to nine other properties, the historic Cannaday-Ferguson House will be open on Preservation Greensboro’s Tour of Historic Homes and Gardens on May 18-19! Built in 1895, this Queen Anne-style house is a well-preserved example of the gracious and sturdy homes found in College Hill.  The oldest portion of the house is composed of…

Crutchfield House Exemplifies Asian-Inspired Lines

From home, to boarding house, and back to a home – the Crutchfield House at 108 Cypress Street has served a number of families over its nearly 100 years of existence, and is a great example of a typical Aycock neighborhood home. Rebecca and James M. Crutchfield likely constructed this house in 1914. Crutchfield owned…

Cannon Court Brought Urban Living to Greensboro

The city-dwellers that lived the Cannon Court enjoyed urban amenities within the heart of prestigious Fisher Park. Located at 828 North Elm Street, Cannon Court is representative of pre-war housing available to modest income households in Greensboro beginning in the early twentieth century. A selection of residential units are open for the Tour of Historic…

Constructed in 1904, Beasley House Was Home to Family of Eleven!

This vernacular farmhouse-style Beasley House at 706 Fifth Avenue is among the first constructed in the Aycock neighborhood, and has been restored through the efforts of several owners over the past 25 years. Today, the house retains original details that are blended with modern improvements typical of many early Greensboro homes. Harriette and William C. Beasley were…