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City Building of Asheville

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Identifikation

City Building of Asheville
Asheville City Hall
129378

Karte

Struktur allgemein

Hochhaus
existent [fertiggestellt]
Stahl
Vorhängefassade
art déco

Nutzung

Rathaus

Fakten

  • The Asheville City Hall is built of brick, marble, and terra cotta in shades harmonizing with the natural colors of the clay soil. A feather-motif, recalling early Indian history, is an important ornamental feature.
  • In the entrance loggia, the trim and wainscot of are of Georgia pink marble; the vaulted ceiling is of dull gold tile, bordered in pink, black, and orange.
  • The building is surmounted by a tower covered with multi-colored tiling. The carillon in the tower is a memorial to the World War I dead.
  • Murals in the council chamber on the second floor depict the story of the Indians and white settlers. They were painted by Clifford Addams of New York.
  • The building has a steeped, octagonal shaped roof.
  • Stands as a constant reminder of the developmental boom of the 1920s that occurred within the city during its heyday as a tourist destination for the wealthy prior to the Great Depression.
  • Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.

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Ort

70 Court Plaza
31 Davidson Drive
70 Court Plaza
28801
Asheville
North Carolina
U.S.A.

Technische Daten

180,00 ft
180,00 ft
153,00 ft
9
1927
4

Beteiligte Firmen

Douglas Ellington
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