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View, First Baptist Church, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina

First Baptist Church (Asheville, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, First Baptist Church, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Beaux-Arts (style)
Church buildings
Original Format:
Color slides; 2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1049pnc001
Architect:
Created Date:
to
Created Date:
Description:
Architectural Note: The church was Ellington's first design in Asheville. Ellington used a color palette based on the green of weathered copper, which was accentuated by the red, terra-cotta, and pink in the tiles and walls. | Historical Note: The church is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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
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:

Architect:
Built:
Street:
5 Oak Street
Community:
Asheville
State:
NC
Zip:
28801
Architectural note:
The church was Douglas Ellington's first design in Asheville. Ellington used a color palette based on the green of weathered copper, which was accentuated by the red, terra-cotta, and pink in the tiles and walls.
Historical note:
The church is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Asheville (N.C.)
Subjects:
Church buildings
Religious buildings
Architectural terra-cotta
Historic buildings
National Register of Historic Places
Latitude, Longitude:
35.597371, -82.547288
External Resources:
First Baptist Church of Asheville: History

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