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June 2017

Love-A-Loewenstein Party

June 28 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Willis House, 707 Blair Street
Greensboro, NC United States
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Do you love Mid-Century Modernism? Do you love mod parties? Why not enjoy both at our mod party at the Willis House? The 1965 Willis House is significant due to its retention of character-defining architectural features specified by Greensboro architects Loewenstein-Atkinson. Edward Loewenstein and Robert A. Atkinson Jr. led a firm notable for its promotion of Modernist architecture in North Carolina during the mid-twentieth century. The Willis residence manifests Modernist principles in its long, low form and floor plan dictated…

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Old Greensborough Walking Tour

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Green Bean, 341 S. Elm Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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South of the railroad tracks are a variety of shops, galleries, and restaurants that were constructed beginning in the 1870s by Joseph Shields. Named Shieldstown, the street around South Elm Street were lined with brick storefronts sporting ornate iron- and stone-trimmed facades, and elaborate cornices. Today, the neighborhood and adjacent areas are a vibrant mixed-use neighborhood that feature landmark Victorian-Era homes and Neo-Traditional urban design. Learn about the history of this well-preserved section of our city center, parts of which…

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October 2017

Curated Tour of Cape Town S.A.

October 15 - October 21
Blandwood Mansion, 447 West Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Examine Cape Town's architectural history, including Eurpoean influences from early Dutch Calvinists, French Huguenots, and British traders imposed on an existing Khoisan pastoralist system. Explore the city's vibrant contemporary arts scene, recognized as World Design Capital in 2014. Wide-ranging, expert knowledge combined with a wealth of professional contacts ensure that this will be a singularly memorable trip to a city with rich history, an incredible geographic locale, and a creative future.

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November 2017

Preservation Greensboro Holiday Party at Blandwood Mansion

November 30 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Blandwood Mansion, 447 West Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Our Holiday Party is a opportunity for us to thank our LEADER GIFT members who join as Heritage Supporter Level and higher. Attendees will explore the candlelit chambers of Greensboro’s most historic mansion. This evening event includes an elegant beverage with light hors d’oeuvres and holiday cheer.

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May 2018

Eighth Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens: Lindley Park

May 19, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Lindley Park Gates, 2700 Spring Garden Street
Greensboro, NC United States
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Preservation Greensboro’s Eighth Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens will feature vintage homes in the Lindley Park neighborhood during National Historic Preservation Month of May. Vintage homes in the Lindley Park neighborhood will open their doors to ticket holders on the weekend of May 19-20. The tour will highlight early twentieth century architecture and home design. “Lindley Park stands among Greensboro’s classic park-centered neighborhoods,” says Benjamin Briggs, executive director of Preservation Greensboro, “its winding streets, sidewalks, parks, and shade…

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