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Street view, Biltmore Village, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina

Biltmore Village

Item information

Title:
Street view, Biltmore Village, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Commercial buildings
Original Format:
Color slides; 2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1042pnc002
Landscape architect:
Architect:
Architect:
Architect:
Created Date:
to
Created Date:
Description:
Provenance: The village previously existed as Best, or Asheville Junction, until George Vanderbilt bought the town and created a planned village for workers at his estate. | Architectural Note: Many of the structures in the village have Tudoresque elements or follow Colonial Revival architectural styles. | Historical Note: The village included residential structures, All Souls Cathedral, the railroad depot, and estate offices, as well as a post office, hospital, and shops. The village was sold soon after Vanderbilt's death in 1914. This area is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Asheville (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building:

Architect:
Street:
Lodge Street
Community:
Asheville
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
28803
Provenance note:
The village previously existed as Best, or Asheville Junction, until George Vanderbilt bought the town and created a planned village for workers at his estate.
Architectural note:
Many of the structures in the village have Tudoresque elements or follow Colonial Revival architectural styles.
Historical note:
The village included residential structures, All Souls Cathedral, the railroad depot, and estate offices, as well as a post office, hospital, and shops. The village was sold soon after Vanderbilt's death in 1914.
Location:
Asheville (N.C.)
Subjects:
Buildings
Planned communities
Latitude, Longitude:
35.532827, -82.528025

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