Status of Endangered Properties
Endangered: Jessamine Hill: 3101 Richmond Hill Road, the antebellum home secluded on the grounds of the Green Meadows Golf Course remains vacant.
Squeaky’s Tip Top 2570 Central Avenue Owner: Privately Owned The Threat: The building is vacant and suffers from deferred maintenance. Location along a significant gateway corridor may leave it vulnerable to development pressures along Central Avenue. Some History: Arguably a … Read more
SAVED!/PROGRESS: Historic Augusta purchased the nationally significant Rev. Charles T. Walker House through our revolving fund in November 2016 and has been working to stabilize the property and begin rehabilitation. Historic Augusta received a grant from the Johanna Favrot Fund of … Read more
McNatt-Green-Burdell House Bath Community near Blythe, South Richmond County Owner: Privately Owned The Threat: This historic resource is secluded in South Augusta on private property. While the family members maintain the property, the overall plan for preservation, rehabilitation, and interpretation … 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.
UPDATE: 901 Reynolds Street: Augusta’s Trade, Exhibit, and Event center is scheduled to open in January 2013 and the historic cotton warehouse has been incorporated into the modern construction, preserving the building’s façade and presence on the corner of James … Read more
Daniel House Address: 448 Greene Street Owner: Privately Owned History and Significance: Believed to have been built circa 1875, this house was occupied in 1880 by Reuben B. Wilson, an Augusta grocer. Zachariah Daniel occupied the home by 1891, … Read more
The Penny Savings Bank Building Address: 1144 James Brown Boulevard Owner: Augusta Georgia Land Bank Authority History and Significance: The Penny Savings Loan and Investment Company was incorporated September 10, 1910 by several prominent African American businessmen in Augusta. The … Read more
Kress Building Address: 832-838 Broad Street Owner: Privately Owned History and Significance: H. Kress, one of the nation’s most successful five and dime chain stores, was first opened in the 900 block of Broad Street in downtown Augusta in … Read more
Old Engine Company No. 7 Address: 2163 Central Avenue Owner: Augusta Richmond County History and Significance: Construction began on the Engine Company No. 7 building in 1913 and work was completed in 1914 at a cost of $12,599 and placed … Read more