Status of Endangered Properties
2013 Endangered Properties List Owner: Richmond County Board of Education History and Significance: Over the last few years, we have collectively listed historic neighborhood schools now considered surplus by the Board of Education. This year we include the Joseph R. Lamar … Read more
SAVED!! Historic Augusta is pleased that the revised site plan for the new IT building will no longer include the total demolition of the Antebellum Courthouse Annex building. Only the northern additions will be removed, leaving the main building intact. … Read more
Endangered: Weed School: 2403 Mount Auburn Street, being featured as part of the This Place Matters event which focuses on the preservation of historic resources in Augusta’s African American neighborhoods, the school has been considered for possible housing or as … Read more
Endangered: Kahrs Grocery, 401 Greene Street, this prominent corner building in the Olde Town neighborhood has also garnered considerable interest after its listing in 2011. The building remains vacant with no known plans for rehabilitation.
SAVED: Jacob Phinizy House: 529 Greene Street, rehabilitation is well underway by 2KM Architects who will be using the historic house for their company offices. The white paint is being carefully stripped from the building in an effort to restore … Read more
Altered: Pontiac Master Auto Service Building: 1027 Telfair Street, the original auto showroom space with curved glass windows was removed from the building.
Endangered: Lyons-Callaghan House: 808-804 James Brown Boulevard, remains vacant, deteriorating, and faces strong development pressures from activity along the Ninth Street Corridor.
Endangered: Jessamine Hill: 3101 Richmond Hill Road, the antebellum home secluded on the grounds of the Green Meadows Golf Course remains vacant.
IMMINENTLY THREATENED: C. T. Walker Home, 1011 Laney-Walker Boulevard, residence of Rev.. Charles T. Walker, founder of Tabernacle Baptist Church, the home is rapidly deteriorating and is unsecure. The demolition of Immaculate Conception across the street and the neighboring house … Read more
IMMINENTLY THREATENED: 916 Greene Street, though currently secure, years of being used by vagrants has left the interior of the historic home in an unknown condition. The current owners have no proposals for use of the building or rehabilitation.