Two Sisters Constructed This Double House As Income Property

Constructed around 1922 for sisters Minnie and Lillie Wilson, the double house at 675 Percy Street features mirror-image residential units that share a common party wall, and today provides an historic home with urban style. Minnie and Lillie Wilson were never married and enjoying the middle years of their life when they purchased a tract of land on…

Pickett House brought Mid-Century Modern Style to Fisher Park

At first blush, the Mid-Century Modern-style Pickett house stands in contrast to the Colonial and Neoclassical-style homes in the neighborhood, but look beyond the simple lines and low-pitched roof to see how the large windows and exposed woodwork make this home a part of the Fisher Park family. Mary Thelma and William Earle Pickett likely…

The Felder House Breaks Ground in Sustainable Restoration

Carefully restored in 2009, the Felder House at 1115 Virginia Street is the perfect blend of historic craftsmanship and energy efficiency, reminding us that the “greenest” building is the one already built! The Felder House was constructed around 1919 by H. H. Felder, the president of the Felder-Briggs Company menswear store in downtown Greensboro. The Felder…

Preservation Greensboro’s Inuagural Tour of Historic Homes

Preservation Greensboro Inc. and our tour partner, Southern Evergreen – High Performance Homes, are pleased to announce the inaugural Tour of Historic Homes set for Saturday, May 21, 11:00am-5:00pm and Sunday, May 22, 1:00-5:00pm.  Ten homes with a special bonus house, throughout Fisher Park and Aycock Historic Districts will be featured on the tour.  Preservation…