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View, Montford Neighborhood, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina

Montford Neighborhood (Asheville, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Montford Neighborhood, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Houses
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1043pnc012
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: Montford Neighborhood District (Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina)

Architect:
more info on Smith, Richard Sharp, 1852-1924 
Built:
Community:
Asheville
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
The area was initially developed as a middle and upper class neighborhood in the 1890s by the Asheville Loan, Construction, and Improvement Company. Further development occurred later, assisted by lumber tycoon George W. Pack.
Architectural note:
The neighborhood includes examples of many architectural styles, including Greek Revival, Queen Anne, Colonial Revival, and Bungalow. Many of the structures were designed or influenced by architect Richard Sharp Smith.
Historical note:
The neighborhood consists of over six hundred structures including houses of varying sizes, apartment houses, boardinghouses, and schools. The area is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a historic district.
Location:
Asheville (N.C.)
Subjects:
Historic districts
Neighborhoods
National Register of Historic Places
Historic buildings
Greek revival (Architecture)
Architecture, Queen Anne
Colonial revival (Architecture)
Bungalows
Apartment houses
Boardinghouses
Schools
School buildings