Today, the neighborhood is recognized as one of North Carolina’s premier streetcar suburbs with architectural confections designed by Richard Gambier, Harry Barton, Charles Hartmann, Hobart Upjohn, Raleigh James Hughes, Wells L. Brewer, and Frank Weston. The tour includes portions of the actual park, touching on the work of master stonemason Andrew Leopold Schlosser.
This is one of many summer tours across the city, now in its 12th season, in celebration of historic preservation around Greensboro. The walking tours will be led by Preservation Greensboro’s Urban Guide Anderson Rouse. You will gain insights on Greensboro’s earliest park, redevelopment issues, and grand examples of apartment housing. Tours will take a little over an hour depending on questions.
Meet in front of Temple Emanuel. Cancelled if there is rain. Wear comfortable shoes! This event is FREE.