Lake Daniel is a historic neighborhood near the heart of downtown Greensboro and features a park, lake and greenway.
Lake Daniel, Greensboro, NC Area Information
Lake Daniel Boundaries:
- East: Seminole Drive
- West: Westover Terrace
- North: Whilden Place
- South: Benjamin Parkway
Lake Daniel Points of Interest:
Lake Daniel neighborhood features a beautiful lake with landscaped grounds and Lake Daniel Greenway, which has two miles of paved path that stretch from West Friendly Avenue to Mendenhall Street. The park also has playground equipment, public tennis courts, basketball courts and exercise stations. Lake Daniel is within walking distance of Grimsely High School, one of the highest-rated high schools in Greensboro, which offers several concentrations such as the International Baccalaureate Diploma. It is one of the closest neighborhoods to downtown Greensboro, University of Carolina at Greensboro and Greensboro College.
Lake Daniel Neighborhood Information:
Lake Daniel Neighborhood was platted in 1926 by Garland Daniel. The lake and Garland Drive are named after him. According to Greensboro, An Architectural Record, by Marvin A. Brown, promotional materials from the time touted Lake Daniel as "Close to the Heart of Nature and to Greensboro." Some homes were built in those early years, but hampered by the Great Depression, most were not built until after WWII. The Lake Daniel Reservoir and Valve House, built in the 1920s, features architectual arches, pilasters, swags, rope-molded columns and stucco. The first home built in the neighborhood stands at 1403 Garland Drive. Most homes in the area are Colonial Revival and Tudor Revival and range in price from the low $100,000s to the mid $200,000s.
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