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April 2018

Talk + Tour! Historic Preservation 101 Monday April 23

April 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hillside Estate, 301 Fisher Park Circle
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Learn more about history, architecture, and design through the Talk + Tour series at Hillside. The preservation movement is alive and well in Greensboro, illustrated by a broad range of projects including industrial heritage, affordable housing, and grand mansions such as Hillside. Preservation Greensboro’s executive director Benjamin Briggs will partner with Stefan-leih Geary, Preservation Planner for the City of Greensboro Planning Department to explore global preservation initiatives from seven continents as well as local applications in Fisher Park. The presentation…

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Talk + Tour! Color Trends 2018 Thursday April 25

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hillside Estate, 301 Fisher Park Circle
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Learn more about history, architecture, and design through the Talk + Tour series at Hillside. Paint colors evolve and change as trends shape our tastes and styles. Candice Carter Smith is an Architectural & Design Representative for Benjamin Moore & Co. paints. She will provide a special presentation that will explore a curated palette of 23 highly influential hues that enliven any room by adding depth and energy. Benjamin Moore is the official paint supplier for the Hillside Designer Showhouse.…

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May 2018

CANCELLED Fisher Park Walking Tour (Wednesday Evening)

May 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
(Old) Temple Emanuel, 713 North Greene Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Due to illness this tour has been cancelled. We hope to see you at other tours in the future! Fisher Park was the first Greensboro suburb planned and developed around a park and one of the earliest park suburbs in North Carolina. British Army Captain Basil J. Fisher re-imaged a swamp and garbage dump into Greensboro’s most fashionable Gilded Era address in 1901 when he donated the lowlands for the city’s first park that still bears his name. Residents took full advantage of ample…

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College Hill Walking Tour (Wednesday Evening)

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Coffeology, 423 Tate Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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This tour is cancelled due to rain. College Hill has the distinction of being Greensboro’s best-preserved nineteenth century neighborhood. The narrow streets lined with Queen Anne cottages and charming bungalows are enhanced by offbeat boutiques and eateries that cater to a hip clientele from nearby colleges. Packed with history and centrally located, College Hill blends quaint architecture with amenities to create one of North Carolina’s most energetic urbane neighborhoods. The hill and its convenient location proved a popular choice for…

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Old Greensborough Walking Tour (Wednesday Evening)

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cascade Saloon, 408-410 South Elm Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Due to a work conflict, this tour is postponed to a future date. 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. This is one…

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Historic Summit Avenue Neighborhood (Wednesday Evening)

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Swann Middle School, 811 Cypress Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Traces of nineteenth-century history linger on the edges of the Summit Avenue neighborhood (recently renamed Dunleath), but the greatest architectural legacy dates from the early twentieth-century. In 1898, industrialist siblings Ceasar and Moses Cone constructed a “magnificent boulevard” to ease transportation between their mills and the city center. Named “Summit Avenue” for its destination to the crossroads community of Brown Summit, the avenue was quickly occupied with grand homes with Queen Anne, Romanesque, Neoclassical, and Colonial Revival details. Side streets branded…

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June 2018

Fisher Park Walking Tour (Wednesday Evening)

June 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
(Old) Temple Emanuel, 713 N. Greene Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Fisher Park was the first Greensboro suburb planned and developed around a park and one of the earliest park suburbs in North Carolina. British Army Captain Basil J. Fisher re-imaged a swamp and garbage dump into Greensboro’s most fashionable Gilded Era address in 1901 when he donated the lowlands for the city’s first park that still bears his name. Residents took full advantage of ample lots overlooking the new park by commissioning the city’s best architects to design sometimes palatial homes. Today, the neighborhood…

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College Hill Walking Tour (Wednesday Evening)

June 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Coffeology, 423 Tate Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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College Hill has the distinction of being Greensboro’s best-preserved nineteenth century neighborhood. The narrow streets lined with Queen Anne cottages and charming bungalows are enhanced by offbeat boutiques and eateries that cater to a hipster clientele from nearby colleges. Packed with history and centrally located, College Hill blends quaint architecture with amenities to create one of North Carolina’s most energetic urbane neighborhoods. The hill and its convenient location proved a popular choice for Greensboro’s Victorian-era middle class who sought to…

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A “Royal Ramble” through the Gardens of Miramichi

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kellenberger Estate, 1415 Kellenberger Drive
Greensboro, NC 27406 United States
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Join us for a Saturday morning English Country Garden “Royal Ramble” through Miramichi home and grounds. Enjoy cucumber sandwiches, tea, scones, Royal Wedding Cake, and a signature Miramichi morning cocktail, while leisrely enjoying this morning stroll. The event includes a the historic Miramichi home, thought to date from 1835, and a self-guided walking tour with map to the curvilinear pool and grotto, fireplace patio, former pool and dam, boxwood garden, boathouse/former lake, and arboretum. Read more about the estate here. Event proceeds benefit…

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Old Greensborough Walking Tour (Wednesday Evening)

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cascade Saloon, 408-410 South 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 streets around South Elm Street were lined with brick storefronts sporting ornate iron- and stone-trimmed facades, with 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. This is one of many tours across the city, now in its 14th season, in celebration of…

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