Believe it or not, this is the first indoor mall in America and one of the places we alway take family and friend when they visit. The sloping floors, acoustics, and architecture will amaze you! On the outside of the building, look up and you’ll see marble carvings of the same person, both…
-We like to visit the local artists selling their wares outside the Grove Arcade. -We also really enjoy a cup of coffee or glass of wine while wandering the Battery Park Book Exchange and Champagne Bar which is located here.
Last of the Art Deco Gallery to be built in the USA. Outside there are good restaurants and inside shops with iron balconies and a wonderful decor.
“It is a parish church, located within the Diocese of Charlotte. It is on the National Register of Historic Places. It is the only basilica in western North Carolina. Its dome has a span of 58 by 82 feet (18 by 25 m) and is reputed to be the largest, freestanding, elliptical dome in North America. Rafael Guastavino was the architect and was also commissioned by George Vanderbuilt to construct arches for the Biltmore House. Other examples of his work may be found in Boston and New York, specifically in Grand Central Station.”
“A gorgeous hotel that's open to the public. Explore the 1920's era building, enjoy the great room with its giant fireplaces, and catch the sunset from their patio with a beverage. ”
“Asheville's most popular downtown music venue with local, national, and international acts almost every day of the week. ”
“A historic estate built in 1889 s-95 in The Blue Ridge Mountains 250 rooms French Renaissance chateau at a 178,926 square feet a must see any time of the year ,taking in the architectural design and breath taking gardens .tickets available on line 2 hr beautiful drive from villa in Murphy”
“In addition to the country's oldest handicraft shop, you will find a museum, two exhibitions, and an American Craft library rich with archives. Visit the Folk Art Center to learn our story, experience regional craft, & admire the works of over 300 Appalachian artists. 382 Blue Ridge Parkway | Asheville, NC Jan-Mar: Mon-Sun 9a-5p | April-Dec: Mon-Sat 9a-6p, Sun 9-5p Daily Craft Demonstrations: March- December 10a-4p”