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View, Smith-McDowell House, Asheville, North Carolina

Smith-McDowell House (Asheville, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Smith-McDowell House, Asheville, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Houses
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Item identifier:
bh0129p01
Delineator:
Traber, Lawrence J. more info on Traber, Lawrence J. 
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Asheville (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
Collection:
Historic Architecture Research. Project Records (UA110.041) held by Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
For questions regarding copyright or permissions, please refer to our Reproduction, Use, Citation, and Copyright page (http://d.lib.ncsu.edu/collections/about).
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: Smith-McDowell House -- The McDowell House (Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina)

Built:
Street:
283 Victoria Rd.
Community:
Asheville
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
James McConnell Smith (entrepreneur), first owner, built for John Patton Smith. Later owned by Herman Cudger. Mid-20th century, was owned by Asheville Catholic High School.
Architectural note:
The first floor was remodeled in the Neoclassical style around 1915, but the second floor retains its original Greek Revival woodwork.
Historical note:
Oldest house in Asheville. The home is a rare example of substantial antebellum architecture in the region, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Asheville (N.C.)
Subjects:
Antebellum
Greek revival (Architecture)
Historic buildings
Houses
Housing, Single family
National Register of Historic Places
Revival, Classical (European revival style)
Woodwork