Encyclopedia of UNCG History

An online resource for exploring the history of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Jefferson Suites
Jefferson Suites

This building, located on the corner of Spring Garden Street and Kenilworth Street, was designed by Raleigh-based Pearce Brinkley Cease and Lee in association with Ayers/Saint/Gross of Baltimore. The suite-style building is the first “green” residence hall on campus, meeting LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) standards set by the U.S. Green Building Council. E

On December 2, 2010, the UNCG Board of Trustees approved the name “Jefferson Suites” named after Jefferson Street which ran between Walker Avenue and Spring Garden Street and parallel to Kenilworth Street and Aycock Street. Jefferson Street was eliminated when UNCG built the Baseball Stadium.

Jefferson Suites opened to student residents in August 2011.