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May 2016

Sixth Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens: Old Irving Park

May 21, 2016 - May 22, 2016
Irving Park, 1804 Nottingham
Greensboro, NC 27408 United States
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Five vintage homes in the Irving Park neighborhood will open their doors to ticket holders during Preservation Greensboro’s sixth annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens May 21-22. The walking tour highlights stunning features of early twentieth century architecture as well as Irving Park’s oldest home and a Mid-Century Modern home. Participants will gain insights into local history and design.

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Tour of Historic Homes Patron’s Package Brunch: Hartmann Residence

May 22, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for a Sunday Brunch in the recently restored home of one of North Carolina’s most iconic architects. This reception is the third of a trio of events are available to Patron’s Package ticket holders. In addition to the three events, the Package also includes access to all five homes on the tour on May 21-22, 2016. The other two events of the trio have been held. In 1919, New York architect Charles Hartmann came to Greensboro to design the O.Henry Hotel on North…

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May 2017

Restore Explore Connect: The Secrets of Fisher Park

May 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
(Old) Temple Emanuel, 713 North Greene Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Learn more about the architecture and history of Fisher Park through a presentation by architect James S. Collins. With offices in Greensboro and New York City, Collins has enjoyed several commissions for restorations and new construction in Old Irving Park, and has an eye for detail, materials, and proportion. Collins will be joined by Winston-Salem landscape architect Jeff Allen who will touch on trademark features of the neighborhood including the work of legendary designers Robert Cridland and John Nolen.

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Seventh Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens: Fisher Park

May 20, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until May 21, 2017

(Old) Temple Emanuel, 713 North Greene Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Vintage homes in the Fisher Park neighborhood will open their doors to ticket holders during Preservation Greensboro’s annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens May 20-21. The tour highlights stunning features of early twentieth century architecture. The tour is the flagship fundraiser for Preservation Greensboro.

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May 2019

Lindley Park Tour Kick-Off Party!

May 4, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lindley Park Kick Off, 809 Northridge Street
Greensbopro, NC United States
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$75

Explore Lindley Park in style during Preservation Greensboro’s Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens with our Patrons PLUS package! Our Lindley Park Kick-Off Party will be held on Friday, May 3rd at the elegant Lindley Park home of Frank Brooks and Brad Newton on Northridge Street. This exceptional event will signify the beginning of the Lindley Park Tour celebrations! The house is a lovely brick Colonial Revival home built during the Roaring Twenties. It is a must-see for the neighborhood!…

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2019 Color Trends: A Special Presentation from Benjamin Moore Paints

May 6, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lindley Community Recreation Center, 2907 Springwood Drive
Greensboro, NC 27403 United States
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Candice Carter Smith, IIDA, NCIDQ, Architectural & Design Representative with Benjamin Moore & Co. will present a review of popular paint color trends in American homes in 2019. Color is an important part of our lives, and Candice will use illustrations to reveal how we can better understand the use of colors for bold statements or calming retreats. She will also include a special overview of the historically-inspired color palettes of Williamsburg and review new technology for paint colorant, for those curious about appropriate…

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The Secrets of Lindley Park

May 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
First Moravian Church, 304 S Elam Avenue
Greensboro, NC 27403 United States
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Quaker J. Van Lindley (1838-1918) was renowned as a pomologist, Unionist, civic protagonist, and an intrepid businessman. He first established his reputation in the nursery business before evolving into the manufacturing of terra cotta pipe and later, he established a cotton-mill - all under the Pomona name-brand. Later, he took a position as the president of Security Life and Annuity Co. His interest in civic activites was strong. Lindley donated 60 acres north of Spring Garden Street for use as a community park…

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Ninth Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens: Lindley Park

May 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Preservation Greensboro’s Ninth 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 18-19, 2019. 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…

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Ninth Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens: Lindley Park

May 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Preservation Greensboro’s Ninth 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 18-19, 2019. 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…

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August 2020

10th Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens: Virtual Edition – Reveal Date!

August 29, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Updated 10 August 2020!  The Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens is one of our favorite fundraising events every year, and we didn't want to cancel it due to COVID-19.  So, we are thinking outside-the-box and going virtual!  On August 29th we will reveal details on how the tour will be accessible online from your home. We think this will be an exciting new chapter for historic preservation in Greensboro! Six vintage homes will be presented online as part of…

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May 2021

11th Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens: COLLEGE HILL!

May 15 - May 31
Virtual NC

The Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens is one of our favorite fundraising events each year, and we won't dare cancel it due to COVID-19! So, like last year...we are going virtual! The tour will go live on our website for a two-week window, from May 15th through May 31st. Tour videos include detailed 7-minute presentations of the home interiors, as well as additional content on the history and architecture of the homes and the surrounding neighborhood. This tour will…

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June 2021

Walking Wednesdays Tour of the North Carolina A&T State University Campus

June 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Greensboro Four, 266 University Circle
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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$5

North Carolina A&T State University is the largest historically black college or university in the United States. Founded by the North Carolina General Assembly in 1891, it is one of only two in the state to be established under the provisions of the Morrill Land-Grant Act, and the first for people of color. It is a leader in education and Civil Rights, including its four students, known as the Greensboro Four, who initiated peaceful sit-ins at the Woolworth’s Counter to…

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