Updated November 7, 2022

Condos in historic buildings are found in Winston-Salem, Greensboro and some of the area’s smaller cities. Some are in classic apartment buildings; others are in repurposed industrial or commercial buildings, often with ultra-modern interior design.

Recent Sales

401 E. Fourth Street, Suite 505, Winston-Salem
National Register of Historic Places
sale pending November 4, 2022

  • $729,000
  • 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 4,388 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $166
  • Built in 1921, converted to condos in 2006
  • Listed October 26, 2022
  • Last sale: $590,000, March 2021
  • HOA: $566/month
  • Note: “Industrial chic” two-story penthouse condo with original floors, exposed brick, steel windows, tall ceilings, private roof-top patio, two garage parking spaces and two storage spaces.
    • Listing: “Low property taxes (Historic Tax credit) off set HOA dues. Property is available furnished or unfurnished.”
    • Forsyth County Local Historic Landmark Program: “The Brown Brothers Tobacco Prizery is one of the few remaining buildings from Winston’s late 19th century tobacco industry. … a six-story, brick, Second Empire-style building, complete with mansard roof. The building features multiple window styles, including double-hung sash topped by brick segmental arches. The mansard roof is sheathed in alternating fish scale and straightedge slate shingles.”
    • “The building is Winston-Salem’s only remaining industrial example of the Second Empire style and one of only three examples of the style remaining in the city.”
  • $259,900 (originally $319,900)
  • 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,105 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $235
  • Built in 1890
  • Listed July 28, 2022
  • Last sale: $182,000, December 2017
  • HOA: $250/month
  • Neighborhood: Mount Airy Historic District
  • Note: Condo in Spencer’s Mill, a former apparel manufacturing complex in downtown Mount Airy.
    • The condo comes with two outdoor parking spaces.
    • Listing: “Seller does not want to close before Jan. 2, 2023 but will lease with agreed terms to purchaser after all due diligence is complete and satisfactory.”
    • The complex received a 2019 North Carolina Main Street award for downtown revitalization.

1013 N. Elm Street, Unit C6, Greensboro
sale pending November 9, 2022

  • $160,000
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,118 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $143
  • Built in 1930
  • Listed November 7, 2022
  • Last sale: $73,000, July 2004
  • HOA: $349/month
  • Neighborhood: Fisher Park Historic District (local and NRHP)
  • Note: Condo in the Dolley Madison Apartments
  • District NRHP nomination: “The Dolley Madison Apartments, built at 1013 North Elm Street in the late 1930s, is a large, stripped-down, gray-brick building with flat wall surfaces, recessed paired windows, plain iron balconies, and a fringe of green tiles canted down from a flat roof.”