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View, Young Men's Institute, Asheville, North Carolina

Young Men's Institute

Item information

Title:
View, Young Men's Institute, Asheville, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Community centers
Item identifier:
buch0052
Photographer:
Architect:
Created Date:
Created Date:
Description:
Historical note: The center was established by George Vanderbilt for the black residents of Asheville who had worked on Biltmore. The building was utilized as a social and educational center by the African American community in the segregated South. The structure 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:
Tim Buchman Photographs, 1988-1998 (Buchman) 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:
South Market and Eagle Streets
Community:
Asheville
State:
North Carolina
General note:
Historical note: The center was established by George Vanderbilt for the black residents of Asheville who had worked on Biltmore. The building was utilized as a social and educational center by the African American community in the segregated South. The structure is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Asheville (N.C.)
Buncombe County (N.C.)
Subjects:
Community centers
African Americans
Latitude, Longitude:
35.59403, -82.550199