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The Charles Aycock/Summit Avenue neighborhood is located less than a mile northeast of Downtown Greensboro. Aycock corresponds with the 27405 zip code and is near Highway 220. Aycock is a rural area with singles and married couples.
The neighborhood was founded in 1895 and became one of Greensboro’s three locally zoned historic districts in 1984. The residential neighborhood is named for the Charles B. Aycock Middle School, which is located in Aycock. Charles Brantley Aycock was the 50th governor of North Carolina, and was known as an advocate for the state’s public school system.
The well-established, historic neighborhood is treasured for its small-town charm. Property owners in Guilford County are assisted with the upkeep and maintenance of their historic homes.
Residential architecture is from the early 20th century. The neighborhood has tree-lined streets and spacious homes in the Queen Anne, Colonial Revival and Craftsman styles. American Foursquares, Tudor Revivals and Dutch Colonials are also examples of local architecture.
Popular attractions near the neighborhood include the World War Memorial Stadium, the Greensboro Farmers Market and the Sigmund Sternberger House. The World War Memorial Stadium was built in 1926 and was home to minor league baseball clubs until 2004. It is still used by local college teams. The Greensboro Farmers Curb Market sells fresh farm produce, flowers and food. The 1926 Mediterranean-style home of Sigmund Sternberger became the Sternberger Artists Center. It is a place where artists rent affordable studio space.
In 1993, the Sigmund Sternberger House was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. The same year, Aycock was placed on the National Register of Historic Districts.