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Cottage- Montford Ave- for Geo. S. Powell--Foundation Plan

George S. Powell Cottage (Asheville, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Cottage- Montford Ave- for Geo. S. Powell--Foundation Plan
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Foundation plans
Original Format:
Tracings; 18 1/4 x 10 1/8
Item identifier:
aam_RS0233_0004
Architect:
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
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:
Architect:
Built:
Street:
346 Montford Avenue
Community:
Asheville
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
28801
General note:
Montford Historic District retains more than 600 buildings, most of which were built between 1890 and 1920, and includes a variety of architectural influences reflecting the cosmopolitan character of Asheville during the turn of the 20th century. Victorian, Queen Anne and Arts and Crafts styles combined with Neoclassical, Colonial Revival and castle-like motifs, result in an overall complex quality of designs and artistic talent throughout the neighborhood. Asheville architect Richard Sharp Smith produced numerous residential homes in Montford. Smith's preference for pebbledash, shingles, high-pitched roofs and heavy stone foundations contributed to an overall form for the neighborhood.
Location:
Asheville (N.C.)
Subjects:
Cottages
Housing, Single family
Colonial revival (Architecture)
Latitude, Longitude:
35.605831, -82.567291

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