Preservation Society shows support for Basilica

The Preservation Society of Asheville & Buncombe County gathered Tuesday at Asheville’s Basilica of Saint Lawrence to give a show of support for the historic site.  Dozens of society members and supports gathered behind a sign that read:  “This place matters.”  The development of the property across from the Basilica is the subject of current downtown controversy.


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2 thoughts on “Preservation Society shows support for Basilica

  1. Doug Sahm

    There is no threat to the actual Basilica. This “show of support” is a little confusing.

  2. Barry Summers

    The Basilica has been trying to purchase the property in question so that they don’t have to live in the shadow of a highrise. A park there would enhance the beauty of the entire area for residents, businesses, tourists, etc. One more highrise will just make us feel that much more like Atlanta or Charlotte. yuck.

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