New shops, condos, office space and a restaurant are all in the works along Rankin Avenue. photos by Jake Frankel and Bill Rhodes

Space race

Big changes are coming to downtown Asheville’s North Lexington and Rankin avenues, including new restaurants, office space, condos, galleries, a courtyard and a terrace, property owner John Lantzius reveals. The Lantzius family, key players in Asheville’s downtown revitalization since the late 1970s, own several properties in the area. In 2004, John’s sister, Dawn Lantzius, was […]