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Preservation Greensboro &
Julian Price showHouse

Looking for a place to stay during your trip to see the Julian Price House? We invite you to stay with us at the O.Henry Hotel or our nearby sister, Proximity Hotel — the official host hotels of the showhouse! We’re centrally located in the Friendly Center area and only 3 miles from the Julian Price House. We also have the local’s favorite restaurants and bars in town, plus plenty of amenities including complimentary airport shuttle.

O.Henry Hotel

Check in to an inviting guestroom at O.Henry Hotel, where you’ll experience custom-designed, finely crafted furnishings and AAA Four Diamond amenities. Enjoy dinner at Green Valley Grill and craft cocktails at our lively bar! The next morning, wake up to a complimentary hot Southern-style breakfast buffet, then spend a lazy afternoon in our luxurious Social Lobby while being served afternoon tea by our attentive staff!

Proximity Hotel

Stay in sustainable style at our employee-owned, LEED Platinum Proximity Hotel! Unwind in a modern, loft-like guestroom with warm surroundings including custom, locally fabricated furnishings, original art by our artist-in-residence and AAA Four Diamond luxury hotel amenities that include complimentary airport transportation! The next morning, enjoy a leisurely brunch at Print Works Bistro.

About PReservation Greensboro

Saving Greensboro’s treasured places.

Preservation Greensboro contributes a key role in the growth of Greensboro’s economy and vitality through tourism, reinvestment, and place-making. With diverse initiatives that help you to restore, explore, and connect with your community, Preservation Greensboro provides a voice for revitalization, improved quality of life, and conservation of historic resources for future generations.

Their project portfolio includes Architectural Salvage, Blandwood historic house museum, the Blandwood Carriage House special events center, a preservation resources library, the annual Tour of Historic Homes, and community advocacy. They promote architecture and neighborhoods through our activities such as educational tours, special events, seminars, and publications, while their sister organization the Preservation Greensboro Development Fund finds extended uses for historic buildings owned by others through partnerships and creative solutions.

For over 50 years, Preservation Greensboro Incorporated has served to preserve historic sites, neighborhoods, and streetscapes that provide the Gate City with a unique sense of history and place. As the city’s only non-governmental membership organization dedicated to this cause, Preservation Greensboro has provided resources to enhance our distinctive sense of heritage and has helped the city maintain a tradition of adaptive reuse, renovation, and recycling. Learn More.

About the Home

“Hillside” was originally built in 1929 for Julian Price, president of Jefferson Standard Life Insurance, by the famed architect Charles Hartmann.  The historic home is now listed as a county landmark and is also on the National Register of Historic Places.  This home will proudly host 28 designers a they transform each space to their own, while maintaining this history and emphasizing the interior architecture.  The esteemed mansion is a showstopper with rough stucco, herringbone brick,false-half timbered walls massive brick chimneys with articulated flues and clay pots, and an symmetrical massing of gables, wall dormers and stair tower. Learn more. Learn more and see the kitchen renovation. 

Designers (to date):

HPADC Antique & Design Center of High Point- Front Screen Porch
Maria Money Interiors – Sun Parlor
Bunny Williams Home – Living Room
Domain Interiors + Design – Grand Stair Hall Tower
Jessica Dauray Interiors – Library/Dry Bar
PARKER | THARPE – Krisitn Tharpe – Greeting Foyer
Debbie Gomulka Designs – Dining Room
Kim Hoegger Home – Breakfast Room
Maria Adams Designs/Marsh Kitchens – Kitchen
Robyn Branch Designs – Wine Bar
The Very Thing LTD – Leigh Jones – Master Bedroom
Dwell by Cheryl/California Closets – Master Dressing Room

Vivid Interiors – Guest Room
West Trade Interiors – Girls Bedroom/Bathroom
Laura Redd interiors – Playroom
Kim Hoegger Home – Traveler’s Bedroom
Ambleside Gallery – Jackson Mayshark – Gallery Hall
UNCG – Servants Wing
New Garden Nursery – Front Terrace, Porte Cochere/Front Walk Planting, Motor Court/Cafe, Gardener’s Cottage
Bella Designs – Back Stairs/Laundry
The Tiny Greenhouse – Solarium
West Elm – Attic
Lauren Nicole Designs- Basement Level

Our Greensboro Restaurants

Green Valley Grill

Visit Green Valley Grill, adjacent to the O.Henry Hotel, and enjoy informally elegant fine dining and seasonal food using old-world European culinary sensibilities and Mediterranean flavors. GVG’s wine list receives the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence each year and features 75 wines by the glass.The freshest food prepared by a passionate team, and served by friendly and competent people, is our recipe for a great dining experience.

Print Works Bistro

Print Works Bistro, adjacent to Proximity Hotel, uses fresh local ingredients to create extraordinary flavors and creative comfort foods. Enjoy traditional and modern versions of classic dishes popular in European-French bistros for a pre-competition breakfast, lunch and dinner. The vibrant dining room has walls of windows overlooking the gardens, with outdoor dining on a lovely creekside terrace.

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