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Interior Showing Serving Line

S & W Cafeteria (Asheville, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Interior Showing Serving Line
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Dining rooms
Kitchens
Original Format:
Black-and-white silver print; 8 x 10”
Item identifier:
aam_DE03300_0012
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Asheville (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Beaux Arts to Modernism

Source information

Repository:
Asheville Art Museum
Collection:
Douglas Ellington Collection (aam_DE) 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 the Asheville Art Museum.
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:
Built:
Street:
56 Patton Ave.
Community:
Asheville
State:
NC
Zip:
28801
Architectural note:
The original Art Deco interiors were lost following a period of building disuse. The structure was renovated in the 1990s.
Historical note:
The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Frank Sherrill and Fred Webber opened their first S&W Cafeteria in Charlotte, NC. The restaurant served Southern-style food at a low cost. The cafeterias opened from Washington, DC to Atlanta, GA. The company shut down in the 1990s.
Location:
Asheville (N.C.)
Subjects:
Cafeterias
Restaurants
Commercial buildings
Art deco (Architecture)
Historic buildings
Latitude, Longitude:
35.594548, -82.553763

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