West of Friendly and Market

Covering the 27410 ZIP code, this sought-after area features older homes and neighborhoods built starting in the 1920s. Many of the homes here have been renovated, but you can still find a fixer upper to make your very own. Bryan Boulevard connects the classic neighborhoods here to Downtown, the Greensboro Urban Loop, and Piedmont Triad International Airport, while Guilford College provides cultural resources and the Friendly Center can meet all your shopping and dining needs.

Key Features

Classic Neighborhoods with Classic Style: Looking for that real old fashioned neighborhood feel? Housing in this part of the city ranges from bungalows to ranches, with many communities giving off that classic mid-century vibe. West of Friendly and Market, you can find family properties within the city limits and close to a multitude of parks, shops, restaurants, and amenities.

Shopping and Restaurant Destination: Friendly Center is everything you think it would be from the name, a hub for the best shopping and dining this side of Downtown. Everything from national brands including P.F. Chang’s, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse, and Regal Cinemas to local favorites like Jay’s Deli and Toys & Co. can be found here. With sidewalks and proximity to the main artery of Wendover Avenue, Friendly Center is your one stop shop for a fun day out.

Nest Picks

O.Henry Hotel

Named for one of Greensboro’s favorite sons—the author of popular short stories known for their twist endings—the O.Henry Hotel situates itself in the sweet spot of community and hospitality. The hotel focuses on being “in and of” Greensboro, hosting events for the citizens of the Gate City as well as for out of town guests. Afternoon tea in the lobby is a local tradition! The adjacent Green Valley Grill is a popular spot for European-inspired bites.

The Bog Garden

Escape the city right in the heart of Greensboro at the Bog Garden at Benjamin Park. Wander the seven acres of boardwalk through intriguing wetland scenery, stopping to take in the sights and sounds at Serenity Falls. You may see some of the local birds and wildlife who call this urban oasis home. This is a popular spot for local wedding photos too!

Guilford College

The shaded walks and classic brick buildings of Guilford College’s campus set the stage for the cultural events that go on here throughout the year. The Bryan Series brings speakers including celebrities, authors, politicians, and innovators to this small, private liberal arts college. The college also features an art gallery and hosts numerous musical performances for students, faculty, and the community.

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