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Status of Endangered Properties

916 Greene Street, listed 2009 »

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.

2021-“Cloister Garth” Thomas-Clay House, 933 Milledge Road »

Built in 1893 by Landon Addison Thomas Jr. and his wife, Minnie Fleming Thomas, the Thomas-Clay house is one of the cannot miss homes in the Summerville Historic District. Mrs. Thomas named the home “Cloister Garth” because of its gardens. … Read more

901 Reynolds Street, listed 2009 »

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

2021-Old Medical College, 598 Telfair »

  The iconic 1835 building is a National Historic Landmark, the highest designation accorded by the U.S. Department of the Interior. Its Doric columns and domed exterior make it hard to miss. Originally, the building was home to the medical … Read more

2015 — Daniel House, 448 Greene Street »

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

2016 — The Penny Savings Bank Building, 1144 James Brown Boulevard »

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

2021-Morris Street Cemetery, AKA Monte Sano Cemetery, 1901 Wrightsboro Road »

Located near the Morris Street and Wrightsboro Road intersection, this small graveyard has fallen into an overgrown state of despair. Many of the graves are in poor condition and show signs of vandalism. Even if the gravestones were in good … Read more

2015 — The Kress Building, 832-838 Broad Street »

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

2016 — Old Engine Company No. 7, 2163 Central Avenue »

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

2021-Old Academy of Richmond County, 540 Telfair »

Founded in 1783 shortly after the American Revolution, the Academy of Richmond County has remained as Augusta’s flagship school since then, and is considered the oldest school in Georgia. In 1802, the school relocated to this building that is well … Read more