Asheville City Hall

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Asheville City Hall
Asheville, NC City Hall.jpg
Asheville's City Hall, located in Downtown Asheville
Asheville City Hall is located in North Carolina
Asheville City Hall
Asheville City Hall is located in the United States
Asheville City Hall
LocationCity-County Plaza Asheville, North Carolina
Coordinates35°35′44″N 82°32′55″W / 35.59556°N 82.54861°W / 35.59556; -82.54861Coordinates: 35°35′44″N 82°32′55″W / 35.59556°N 82.54861°W / 35.59556; -82.54861
Area1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built1926
Architectural styleArt Deco
NRHP reference #76001307 [1]
Added to NRHP1976

Asheville City Hall, the center of Asheville's city government, is an historic Art Deco brick and stone office building located on City-County Plaza in Asheville, North Carolina, United States. In 1976 it was added to the National Register of Historic Places. It is located in the Downtown Asheville Historic District.

Current use[edit]

The building is one of the Art Deco Masterpieces of Asheville. Constructed in 1928, it was meant to be a twin to the new Buncombe County Courthouse, but instead the courthouse was built in a more conservative and classic style, and much taller than the city hall. The wing connecting them together was never built, either. The building still serves the City of Asheville, while the Courthouse has undergone many renovations and expansions.[2]

The City Council Chamber is decorated by five murals by painter Clifford Addams.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Robert Topkins and Mary Alice Hinson (n.d.). "Asheville City Hall" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01.

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