Westerwood was one of Greensboro's first planned communities and built in the early 20th Century. Due to its traditional design and being tucked behind Lake Daniel Park, Westerwood has managed to remain its own neighborhood while others have been joined together. With great links to transport, educations, churches and parks, it has become one of the most popular parts of Greensboro for people to live in. The beautiful streets, proximity to Lake Daniel Park and Lake Daniel Reservoir, it is infamous amongst the more artistic sections of Greensboro.
The result of the high density of artists living in Westerwood is the way it has been embraced by it's residents. The Art & Sol walking tour is a direct outcome of this as it was set up to draw attention to the artists that live and work in Westerwood. There are plenty of them dotted around this beautiful neighborhood and with it being located in such a quiet and open part of Greensboro, the decision to set up a walking tour was undertaken. By boosting the exposure of the many artists and musicians that reside in Westerwood, all the residents are working together for the good of the neighborhood and building the community feel.
Not only does the neighborhood have an excellent community feel but the proximity to Lake Daniel Park builds a calming and relaxing aura. With woods, a lake and endless strolls to take around the park, visiting this part of town is truly like escaping the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The inspiration this park builds is a clear indicator of why there are so many artists moving to Westerwood.
While art and music are at the heart of Westerwood it doesn't mean this is all the neighborhood has to offer. Indeed, there are a great many things to do and see of a weekend and one of the best places to visit if you're interested in the area is the Greensboro Grasshoppers Ballpark. Located not far from Westerwood, the stadium is packed out on game day and the atmosphere is truly incredible.
As well all of the above, Westerwood has excellent links to education. With Greensboro College and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro located within walking distance, it's a great place for bringing up youngsters. The excellent links to everything you need to survive with the added bonuses of so much nature in such close proximity, Westerwood is definitely an up and coming neighborhood.
Westerwood has plenty to offer anybody considering moving here however the houses are in high demand! Such a friendly community and offering a sense of spiritual freedom, many of the people that have chosen to live in Westerwood have a very like-minded mindset. This has helped build the incredible and inclusive community that we know and love to this day.
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Updated: 21st March, 2019 3:38 AM.