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Exterior detail, Grove Arcade, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina

Grove Arcade (Asheville, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Exterior detail, Grove Arcade, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Commercial buildings
Tudor Revival
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1031pnc001
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).
RightsStatements.org:
In Copyright
For more information:
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0
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: Grove Arcade (Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina)

Architect:
more info on Parker, Charles N., 1885-1961 
Built:
Street:
1 Page Avenue
Community:
Asheville
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
28801
Provenance note:
E. W. Grove, first owner; Walter Taylor and Associates, second owner.
Architectural note:
The structure was initially intended as a skyscraper, and the use of ivory-glazed terra-cotta and decorative griffins lend the structure a unique appearance. The structure's molded panels include an image of the architect, Charles N. Parker.
Historical note:
The arcade is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was occupied by the federal government in 1942.
Location:
Asheville (N.C.)
Subjects:
Arcades (Architecture)
Architectural moldings
Commercial buildings
Government buildings
Griffins in art
Historic buildings
Ivories
National Register of Historic Places
Paneling
Statues
Terra-cotta
Latitude, Longitude:
35.595203, -82.555895
External Resources:
Grove Arcade: History