Status of Endangered Properties
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
2013 Endangered Properties List Owner: Privately Owned History and Significance: The original Bon Air Hotel that was built in 1889 and consumed by fire February 3, 1921. The large Spanish Revival architectural masterpiece that sits on the hillside of the Summerville Historic District opened January 29, 1924 … Read more
202 Greene Street Owner: Privately Owned The Threat: This prominent corner house located in the Olde Town neighborhood has suffered from neglect and deferred maintenance over the years. While it retains its historical integrity, those features are quickly deteriorating and … 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.
2013 Endangered Properties List Owner: Privately Owned History and Significance: The revitalization of the Laney-Walker and Bethlehem neighborhoods has been taking off over the last several months. But few historic buildings are being rehabilitated, and many threatened with demolition. Some empty lots will see … Read more
The Richmond Hotel/Richmond Summit 744 Broad Street Owner: Privately Owned The Threat: The Richmond Summit has been owned by an out of town property management company for many years. Over time, original historic character defining features such as original windows, … Read more
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
2013 Endangered Properties List Owner: Haines Alumni Association Occupant: Richmond County Board of Education History and Significance: The Cauley-Wheeler Building, completed in 1924, is located in the center of the campus of Lucy C. Laney Comprehensive High School. This historic … Read more
SAVED!! The former Trinity Christian Methodist Episcopal Church has been moved to its new location across Taylor Street thanks to the Augusta Canal Authority and Hercules House Movers, Inc. Historic Augusta’s staff and members of the community joined the Canal … 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.