Preservation Greensboro Recognizes Community Revitalization in 2019

At Preservation Greensboro’s 54th Annual meeting held February 12th at the Colonnade at Revolution Mill in northeast Greensboro, attendees helped celebrate re-investment in our city. Preservationists recognize that some of our most challenging properties can be transformed into some of our most treasured places. Preservation Awards include rehabilitation that followed the Secretary of Interior’s Guidelines…

College Hill Walking Tour (Wednesday Evening)

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…

Restore Explore Connect: Preservation 101

Preservation Greensboro’s Executive Director will present an introduction to the terminology and concepts associated with historic preservation, including types of designations, using examples from around the world. This presentation is fun for both the seasoned professional as well as those new to the preservation movement.

College Hill Walking Tour (Saturday Morning)

College Hill and its convenient location proved a popular choice for Greensboro’s Victorian-era middle class who sought to escape the hustle and bustle of the growing town. The area was renamed “West End” after the establishment of the University of North Carolina-Greensboro in 1891. Development grew then with a number of elaborate Queen Anne-style houses built along Walker Avenue, Mendenhall Street, and Morehead Avenue followed by shops and stores that catered to local business needs.