Category Archives: Architecture

Jackson Building

The Jackson Building is a Neo-Gothic structure that was completed in 1924 and was the first skyscraper in Asheville, NC.

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Pack Square View

The sunlight has a way of hitting this beautiful mountain town near the end of the day and it’ll make you say “Wow”. View from Pack Square. Left to right is Vance Monument (silhouette), Courthouse, City Hall, and Jackson Building … Continue reading

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Flat Iron Building – Battery Park Ave

The Flat Iron Building in downtown Asheville has shops, restaurants, offices, and the Sky Bar. This photo is looking down Batter Park Ave.

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Asheville Courthouse and City Hall

These are two of the buildings that you could say best represent the skyline of Asheville – Asheville’s Courthouse (left) and City Hall, known for its Art Deco style. I will post more photos of these buildings in the near … Continue reading

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College St. and Lexington Ave.

Here is the intersection of College St. and Lexington Ave. in downtown Asheville. Adorn Salon occupies the bottom of the main building pictured here.

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Basilica of St. Lawrence

A photo of the magnificent Basilica of St. Lawrence on Haywood St. in downtown Asheville, NC. This is a Roman Catholic Church built by architect Rafael Guastavino. He is actually buried in the crypt of the Basilica. On a future blog … Continue reading

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Asheville Art Museum

Here is the exterior of the Asheville Art Museum in Pack Place. Where this building stands used to be the First National Bank and then it housed the old Pack Memorial Library, named after George Willis Pack. It was a … Continue reading

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Grove Arcade

The Grove Arcade was built by E.W. Grove; he is also the creator of the Grove Park Inn. Grove Arcade was completed in 1929, two years after E.W. Grove died. “Tenants included candy and cigar stores, a haberdashery, a public … Continue reading

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