Downtown Greensboro Inc. Blog


Downtown Greensboro Incorporated (DGI) Announces Awards at 2013 – 2014 Annual Meeting


Greensboro, NC – Downtown Greensboro made its annual awards to area leaders during its recent Report to the Community which focuses on the period from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.

Dawn Chaney of Chaney Properties, a developer and downtown property owner, was presented with the Ed Kitchen Leadership Award. Nick Piornack and Jim Budd with … Read More


Natty Greene’s 10-year Revolution Party

Davie Street Closure – Sept 6th for Run 4 Greenway

Davie Street from Friendly to Summit will be closed to thru traffic from 3pm to approximately 7pm, it will re-open after the race, once GPD determines the area is clear

•    An exit lane from the Renaissance Tower Driveway will be set up – exiting North on Davie.

•    The race will leave and return South on Davie Street — … Read More

Placemaking Workshops

A fast and fun series of placemaking workshops held at Hamburger Square in downtown Greensboro. Participants will walk the area, noting features – anything from bike racks to traffic-calming elements — and then develop project ideas using a design approach derived from A Pattern Language.

When:       Monday, September 8th, 12pm -1pm

Tuesday, September 9th, … Read More


Lead Your City Luncheon with Jason Roberts, The Better Block

Jason Roberts (The Better Block) began as someone who simply wanted to improve his neighborhood.  He organized his neighborhood for a one-day event to demonstrate the effect of active businesses, bike lanes, landscaping, and an improved pedestrian environment.  Now, Roberts travels to other cities around the U.S. that are looking for tools to help placemaking – a term for developing … Read More


DGI 2013-2014 Annual Report to the Community

Downtown Greensboro Incorporated is moving ahead. Join us to learn about new projects and initiatives at our Annual Report to the Community.


Thursday, September 18th

8:30 to 8:45am Light Breakfast Reception

8:45 to 9:30am Presentation and Awards

9:30 to 10:30am New Business Open House Tours … Read More


First Friday’s In Downtown Greensboro