“If you want to make downtown’s grating, gravel Pit of Despair into a pinnacle of pastoral park pleasure, vote for Cecil Bothwell for Asheville City [Council].”
An exhibit of design options created by Clemson University architecture students as part of their coursework provided a tantalizing, if brief, view of the kinds of possibilities that could become reality at city-owned property on Haywood Street and Page Avenue.
A unique community “visioning process” to determine how Asheville residents hope city-owned property on Haywood Street and Page Avenue will be used welcomed members of the public to two recent open houses.
“Good people can disagree on the park versus mixed-use/public plaza discussion. But no one is saying ‘high-rise hotel,’ even though Cecil [Bothwell] keeps propping up that straw man.”