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City Building of Asheville

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Identification

City Building of Asheville
Asheville City Hall
129378

Map

Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
steel
curtain wall
art deco

Usages

city hall

Facts

  • The Asheville City Hall is built of brick, marble, and terra cotta in shades harmonizing with the natural colors of the clay soil. A feather-motif, recalling early Indian history, is an important ornamental feature.
  • In the entrance loggia, the trim and wainscot of are of Georgia pink marble; the vaulted ceiling is of dull gold tile, bordered in pink, black, and orange.
  • The building is surmounted by a tower covered with multi-colored tiling. The carillon in the tower is a memorial to the World War I dead.
  • Murals in the council chamber on the second floor depict the story of the Indians and white settlers. They were painted by Clifford Addams of New York.
  • The building has a steeped, octagonal shaped roof.
  • Stands as a constant reminder of the developmental boom of the 1920s that occurred within the city during its heyday as a tourist destination for the wealthy prior to the Great Depression.
  • Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.

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Location

70 Court Plaza
31 Davidson Drive
70 Court Plaza
28801
Asheville
North Carolina
U.S.A.

Technical Data

180.00 ft
180.00 ft
153.00 ft
9
1927
4

Involved Companies

Douglas Ellington
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