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for The North Carolina Preservationist Vol. Issue 18, Mar/Apr 1980
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Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, downtown Greensboro experienced decline and the negative effects of urban growth. However, the Old Greensborough Preservation Society has begun to take positive steps toward revitalization and preservation of the historically and architecturally significant downtown.
Watts Hospital in Durham, North Carolina has been nominated for inclusion in National Historic Register of Places. Built between 1908 and 1926, the Watts Hospital, named for industrialist George W. Watts, was the first hospital in Durham and one of the first hospitals in North Carolina.
Until recently, historic preservation in New Bern has been by individual effort rather than a comprehensive plan of citywide conservation. However, the hope for the future is a more detailed plan of preservation.
Rocky Mount is contributing to the preservation movement in North Carolina by utilizing the concept of adaptive reuse of its historic buildings.