Cascade Saloon Restoration Plan in Development

A nationally recognized construction company with over $2 billion in construction currently underway, with experience in 38 states, and countless awards under its belt is planning to restore Greensboro’s historic Cascade Saloon to house its regional office. The Christman Company is a fully management-owned general contractor that is nationally recognized for its work in historic…

Century Old College Hill Home Sold for Restoration

The Carrie and Charles Angle House commands one of College Hill’s busiest streets, but the vacant structure has provided a gloomy entrance to the historic neighborhood since a June 2011 fire. Beginning today, a new owner will turn the neighborhood’s worst house into a show house as work commences to restore the historic home’s shine.…

Cascade Saloon Begins Path to Preservation

On Monday, the Greensboro City Council approved a resolution to authorize conveyance of the Cascade Saloon to the Preservation Greensboro Development Fund. Council also approved an allocation of $175,000 dedicated to the preservation and rehabilitation of the structure. The Cascade Saloon, located between the railroad tracks at 408-410 South Elm Street, was likely constructed around 1896,…

High Point’s Landmark Model Farm Sold for Preservation and Reuse

The historic Model Farm, a center for agriculture in late nineteenth century North Carolina, has been sold to the not-for-profit organization The Model Farm in High Point, NC, Inc. through an arrangement facilitated by Preservation Greensboro Development Fund, which had owned the property for several years. The property will be restored by its new owner…

Historic Preservation Sought on Key Greensboro Landmark

The three-story, brick building at 408-410 South Elm Street was included as part of the Downtown Greensboro National Register Historic District in 1982. In 2006 it was recognized as a local Landmark Property by City Council. It has been granted a Certificate of Appropriateness for demolition, twice. However, today the Cascade Saloon remains standing and…

Landmark Cascade Saloon at a Crossroads

Greensboro grew and prospered in the nineteenth century due to its location at the intersection of two major transportation routes; the north-south road from Virginia to Fayetteville; and the east west railroad that connected Charlotte to the seaport of Morehead City. The Fayetteville Road is known today as Battleground Avenue north of downtown, Elm Street…