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Front view, Smith-McDowell House, Asheville, North Carolina

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

Title:
Front view, Smith-McDowell House, Asheville, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Houses
Porches
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh0129pnc001
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Asheville (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by Preservation North Carolina
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 Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
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:
Houses
Housing, Single family
Historic buildings
Revival, Classical (European revival style)
Greek revival (Architecture)
Woodwork
Antebellum
National Register of Historic Places