“The uh-oh moment came when the appointed commission, conspicuously lacking local architects or representatives from historic preservation, came back with an 11-1 suggestion of removal.”
“I am 1,000% in favor of mixed use, but not the needless destruction of land and history, only to be replaced by a traffic-clogging, mediocre, Anywhere USA development.”
“It seems that developers are clawing for a chance to get a piece of Asheville and that tourism promoters won’t be happy until the whole world wants to be here.”
he Preservation Society of Asheville and Buncombe County has recently declared a new partnership with the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The new affiliation will allow the local nonprofit to protect the city’s unique historic locations with more funding support, says Executive Director Jack Thomson.