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Benjamin Benson is a middle-class neighborhood in Greensboro and is in the 27406 ZIP code. Benson covers .098 square mile and is bordered to the north by East Levee Street, to the south by Ross Avenue, to the east by Bennet Street, and to the west by South Benbow Road. The neighborhood is close to highways 6, 29, 70, and 220.
Benson is a rural neighborhood with houses, condominiums, and apartments. It has an equal number of singles and couples, with 35 years the average resident’s age.
The average sales price of a home in the community is $62,194. Housing prices in Benson are similar to those of the nearby Asheboro community. Smaller, older homes on bigger lots are attractive to singles and young couples. The private and public schools in the neighborhood serve children from kindergarten to the 12th grade.
The Benjamin Benson neighborhood is close to Downtown Greensboro for restaurants, museums, shopping, and cultural events.
The Blandwood Mansion was a farmhouse in the late 18th century but was redesigned as an Italian villa in 1844. It was the home of John Motley Morehead, the 29th governor of North Carolina. Morehead was a lawyer and railroad promoter before serving as governor from 1841-1845. Blandwood is a museum with furnishings that reflect the era.
The Greensboro Coliseum Complex is a unique sports, entertainment, and convention facility that has served the community since its completion in 1959. The 23,500-seat coliseum is the largest single-seat arena in the United States. The complex includes the War Memorial Auditorium, the Odeon Theatre, the Special Events Center, and the Pavilion. Popular recording artists who have appeared over the years and who have set attendance records at the Coliseum include Elton John, the Rolling Stones, and George Strait.