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.
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.
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
Mary Warren Home Address: 2109 Central Avenue Owner: Privately Owned History and Significance: Established in 1903, the Mary Warren Home was created to care for indigent women and children. As the need for care continued to grow, the organization … Read more
The Benjamin Franklin Jones House (aka Dr. Manganiello Residence) Address: 656 Milledge Road Owner: Privately Owned History and Significance: This large residential house across from the Augusta Country Club is screened from those passing on Milledge Road by overgrown shrubbery. … Read more