Happenings.

Meet the Designers: ISFD 2021 INNOVATION + DESIGN Exhibition
08 . 26 . 2021

Meet the Designers: ISFD 2021 INNOVATION + DESIGN Exhibition

Congdon Yards Opens to the Community with Housewarming Week
07 . 09 . 2021

Congdon Yards Opens to the Community with Housewarming Week

Watch Now: The Community
04 . 29 . 2021

Watch Now: The Community

Watch Now: The Interior
04 . 16 . 2021

Watch Now: The Interior

Watch Now: The Architecture
04 . 02 . 2021

Watch Now: The Architecture

Watch Now: The Vision
03 . 19 . 2021

Watch Now: The Vision

Q&A with Patrick Chapin, President and CEO of BHP – Chamber of Commerce
02 . 04 . 2021

Q&A with Patrick Chapin, President and CEO of BHP – Chamber of Commerce

A Virtual Reveal to Remember
09 . 16 . 2020

A Virtual Reveal to Remember

Q&A with Rachel Moss, COO of BHP – Chamber of Commerce & Congdon Yards
08 . 28 . 2020

Q&A with Rachel Moss, COO of BHP – Chamber of Commerce & Congdon Yards

Behind the Walls of Plant 7
08 . 21 . 2020

Behind the Walls of Plant 7

In The News

ISFD Announces INNOVATION + DESIGN People’s Choice Photography Winner
ISFD Announces INNOVATION + DESIGN People’s Choice Photography Winner

As part of the exhibition, we created a fine art exhibit at the Loft at Congdon Yards in High Point and encouraged visitors to vote on their favorite photo. Andrew’s creative interpretation of the Chaos Lamp was certainly an overwhelming favorite.

Furniture World News Article
Culp’s new design center offers both virtual experience, recruitment perks
Culp’s new design center offers both virtual experience, recruitment perks

Below are views of a courtyard that separates Congdon Yards’ two fully renovated former hosiery mill buildings — Plant 7 and The Factory — a modern take on historic spaces designed to attract young professionals and innovation to downtown High Point.

Triad Inno Article
ISFD Names 12 as 2nd INNOVATION + DESIGN Winners
ISFD Names 12 as 2nd INNOVATION + DESIGN Winners

HIGH POINT – “It is our plan to continue to grow this juried competition each year to help recognize High Point as the design capital in not only the industry and our community but also worldwide.”

Furniture Today Article
NCCJ to Honor Betty Cone and Kitty & Earl Congdon
NCCJ to Honor Betty Cone and Kitty & Earl Congdon

GREENSBORO – Kitty & Earl Congdon are High Point’s guardian angels. Inspired by their strong faith and sense of moral obligation to use their good fortune for the benefit of others, they have been reshaping the community since the 1960s.

Yes! Weekly Article
The destination creator: Trucking industry leader believes downtown High Point development project at crossroads
The destination creator: Trucking industry leader believes downtown High Point development project at crossroads

HIGH POINT – If there’s any doubt David Congdon loves his hometown, look no further than an area off West English Road in High Point, just a few yards from the outfield of the city’s new downtown baseball stadium.

FOX Article
Outstanding Women in Business 2021: Rachel Moss Gauldin
Outstanding Women in Business 2021: Rachel Moss Gauldin

HIGH POINT – Next big professional goal? To play an integral role in making Congdon Yards become the beacon of light that it was created to be in downtown High Point.

Triad Business Journal Article
A Second Life for North Carolina’s Shuttered Factories
A Second Life for North Carolina’s Shuttered Factories

HIGH POINT – The High Point project, called Congdon Yards, is an effort to create a year-round gathering spot that will also draw young talent. Along with offices, the space includes a co-working area and a 6,000-square-foot workshop with commercial-grade woodworking equipment available to local designers and artisans.

The New York Times Article
Three Adaptive Reuse Projects in North Carolina Reinvent Historic Mills
Three Adaptive Reuse Projects in North Carolina Reinvent Historic Mills

Building on the city’s status as the “furniture capital of the world,” the old mill has been converted into a 225,000-square-foot design hub for furniture designers and entrepreneurs.

Metropolis Article
Congdon sees ‘rooms’ for more in downtown High Point
Congdon sees ‘rooms’ for more in downtown High Point

HIGH POINT – Congdon wants to add a creative vibrancy to downtown High Point. Congdon Yards is filled with examples. The eclectic first floor of Plant 7, which opened early this month, is home to The Commons, a vast open space filled with furnishings and designs from a dozen High Point companies, a coffee bar and free wifi.

Triad Business Journal Article
Welcome To High Point’s Living Room
Welcome To High Point’s Living Room

With a lot of generosity from the Congdon Family, hard work, and teamwork, this group that composes the Congdon Yards team is creating a new kind of home base for the city of High Point

High Point Discovered Article