New Listing: A Mid-Century Modern Mansion in Greensboro Designed by a Top New York Architect, $550,000

The George and June Newman House is in Greensboro’s Latham Park neighborhood, 1307 Latham Avenue. It was designed by architect J.P. Coble, who practiced in New York City.

Jack Pickens Coble (1909-1984) was born in Greensboro. “He graduated from the Cornell University College of Architecture, where he won first prize in the 1934 Baird Prize Competition, $35 and a gold seal, for designing a proscenium arch and a curtain for an opera house,” his obituary in The New York Times reported. His residential clients included Edgar Bronfman, Bennett Cerf, Stephen Sondheim and Mrs. Marshall Field.

The home was built in 1948 by George M. Newman Jr. (1909-1969) and June S. Newman (1919-1987). He was vice president of Newman Machine Company on Spring Garden Street (George Sr. was president). The house was sold by George and June’s sons in 1970.

1307 Latham Avenue, Greensboro
The George and June Newman House

  • $550,000
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, 4,506 square feet, 0.26 acre
  • Price/square foot: $122
  • Built in 1948
  • Listed February 21, 2022
  • Last sale: $120,000, February 1987
  • Neighborhood: Latham Park
  • Note: The property includes an in-ground pool and a pool house with an additional bathroom.
1948 ad for Newman Machine Co. in the Greensboro city directory

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