- Cottage for S.G. Bernard - Chestnut St.--Basement Plan
- Original Format:
- Tracings; 18 1/8 x 14 3/8
- Item identifier:
- Smith and Carrier more info on Smith and Carrier
- Created Date:
Design and construction documents
- Digital Project:
Beaux Arts to Modernism
- Asheville Art Museum
- 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.
- Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from the Asheville Art Museum.
- 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.
- Smith, Richard Sharp, 1852-1924 more info on Smith, Richard Sharp, 1852-1924
- Tennent, James A. (James Albert), 1842-1916 more info on Tennent, James A. (James Albert), 1842-1916
- 217 Chestnut St.
- North Carolina
- Provenance note:
- Silas G. Bernard was Chief of Police and secretary of Blue Ridge Development Company.
- Architectural note:
- Respected architects R. S. Smith and J. A. Tennent contributed designs for many of the buildings.
- Historical note:
- This is a contributing resource in the Chestnut Hill Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places. The Chestnut Hill Historic District is a compact late 19th- and early 20th-century residential neighborhood that began as the outskirts of Asheville. The construction and population growth brought on by the railroad fostered the development of Chestnut Hill into a fine housing district. Far from being a neighborhood inhabited only by the wealthy, a variety of housing was built and servants and laborers resided here as well as businessmen, lawyers, teachers and other professionals. East Chestnut Street is a busy, tree-lined cross street bisecting the district, lined with large houses that represent the aray of nationally popular architectural styles of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Housing, Single family
- Latitude, Longitude:
- 35.6, -82.55
- External Resources:
National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary, Asheville: Chestnut Hill Historic District
Asheville City Directory, 1906