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"Z" Crescent--Foundation Plan

Biltmore Estate (Asheville, N.C.)
Biltmore House (Asheville, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
"Z" Crescent--Foundation Plan
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Foundation plans
Original Format:
Tracings
Extent:
13 5/16 X 13 _
Item identifier:
aam_RS0044_0002
Architect:
Smith and Carrier more info on Smith and Carrier 
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural drawings
Design and construction documents
Digital Project:
Beaux Arts to Modernism

Source information

Repository:
Asheville Art Museum
Collection:
Richard Sharp Smith Collection (aam_RS) held by Asheville Art Museum
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: Biltmore Estate (Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina)

Provenance note:
George Washington Vanderbilt (heir to railroad fortune), first owner
Architectural note:
The mansion provides a preeminent example of elite architecture, decorative arts, and domestic arrangements. Guastavino provided the design for the self-supporting tiled vaults.
Historical note:
The property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and as a National Historical Landmark.
Location:
Asheville (N.C.)
Buncombe County (N.C.)
Biltmore (Asheville, N.C.)
Subjects:
Houses
Mansions
Historic sites
Resorts
Decoration and ornament
Architecture, Domestic
National Register of Historic Places
National Historic Landmarks
Historic buildings
Outbuildings
Gardens
Planned communities
Servants' quarters
Village communities
Balconies
Latitude, Longitude:
35.566899, -82.544711

Building: Biltmore House (Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina)

Provenance note:
George Washington Vanderbilt (heir to railroad fortune), first owner
Architectural note:
The mansion provides a preeminent example of elite architecture, decorative arts, and domestic arrangements. Guastavino provided the design for the self-supporting tiled vaults.
Historical note:
The property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and as a National Historical Landmark.
Location:
Asheville (N.C.)
Buncombe County (N.C.)
Biltmore (Asheville, N.C.)
Subjects:
Houses
Resorts
Mansions
Decoration and ornament
Tiles
Vaults (Architecture)
National Historic Landmarks
National Register of Historic Places
Historic buildings
Guastavino vaults
Swimming pools
Fountains
Pergolas
Hearths
Latitude, Longitude:
35.566899, -82.544711