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Downtown Greensboro Historic District, Greensboro

Downtown Greensboro Historic District, Greensboro

Downtown Greensboro Historic District is a national historic district located at Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina. The district encompasses 96 contributing buildings in the central business district of Greensboro. The commercial buildings were built between about 1885 and the 1930s in a variety of popular architectural styles including Italianate and Art Deco. Located in the district is the separately listed Jefferson Standard Building. Other notable buildings include the Vanstory Building (c. 1885), Kress Building (1929), Woolworth's (c. 1929), Efrid's Department Store (c. 1930), Montgomery Ward (1936), the Carolina Theatre (1927), Center Theatre (1948), the former Belk Building (1939), Ellis Stone/Thalhimer's Department (1949-1950), and the former American Exchange National Bank Building (1920). The Woolworth's store is notable as the site of the Greensboro sit-ins of 1960. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982, with a reevaluation in 2003.
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Downtown Greensboro Historic District on Map

Sight Name: Downtown Greensboro Historic District
Sight Location: Greensboro, USA
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Greensboro, North Carolina

Create Your Own Walk in Greensboro

Create Your Own Walk in Greensboro

Creating your own self-guided walk in Greensboro is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Greensboro Architecture Tour

Greensboro Architecture Tour

The architectural styles of Greensboro’s buildings include Romanesque, Neoclassical, Gothic, Colonial Revival, Modernist and Post-Modern designs. Many of them date back to the last two centuries and a number of them are included in the National Register of Historic Places. Take the following tour to discover Greensboro’s architectural treasures.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 Km or 2.7 Miles
Greensboro Downtown Statues and Monuments Walk

Greensboro Downtown Statues and Monuments Walk

Greensboro is where the American Civil Rights Movement began, something immortalized in the city’s numerous monuments and statues. Greensboro is also where famous writer O. Henry was born. In this city you will find additional public artwork, sculptures and monuments to distinguished American figures. Take the following tour to discover the most fascinating statues and monuments Greensboro has...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 Km or 1.7 Miles
Greensboro Religious Buildings Tour

Greensboro Religious Buildings Tour

Many of Greensboro’s religious buildings are stunning works of architecture, several of them over one hundred years old. Among the city’s treasures you will find the beautiful First Presbyterian Church, designed in the Gothic style. Discover Greensboro’s most unforgettable religious buildings in the following tour.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 Km or 1.6 Miles
Greensboro Coffee Cups Collaborative Walk

Greensboro Coffee Cups Collaborative Walk

On February 1, 1960 the sit-in movement began. This historic event was commemorated by the creation of eight bronze coffee cups. Installed throughout downtown Greensboro and dedicated on the 50th anniversary of the inspired event when four African American students were refused service when ordering coffee, each bronze sculpture is placed on a stone pedestal, featuring the quote of an outstanding...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 Km or 1.2 Miles
Greensboro Museums and Galleries Tour

Greensboro Museums and Galleries Tour

Greensboro, established in 1808, has witnessed much history, which is reflected in the city’s museums. Greensboro boasts numerous art galleries displaying the works of prominent local artists, including watercolor, oil painting, sculpture, graphics, etchings and more. If you want to become better acquainted with the cultural life and history of Greensboro, visit its fabulous museums and...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 Km or 1.9 Miles
Greensboro Introduction Walk

Greensboro Introduction Walk

Greensboro contains many cultural venues exhibiting local art, crafts, music and theater performances, numerous art galleries and museums, religious buildings. Take the following tour to better acquaint yourself with the best attractions of Greensboro.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.6 Km or 3.5 Miles