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Historic buildings of the Asheville area display a unique blend of art deco architecture, arts and crafts buildings and other impressive buildings for sightseeing. Downtown Asheville features more Art Deco architecture than any other southeastern city outside of Miami Beach.
You'll be amazed at the hidden treasures of Asheville's downtown, including the engineering wonder of the tile dome ceiling at the St. Lawrence Basilica. The 269,000-square-foot Grove Arcade was once the center of commercial and civic life in Asheville. A restored public market, the Grove Arcade now houses a dizzying array of locally owned businesses today. For a peek into the life of one of America's most renowned authors, visit the Thomas Wolfe Memorial located right downtown, now a state historic site.
aSHEville Museum is the premier women's cultural museum in the southeast and the only one of its scope in the country. Its exhibits range from antiquity to contemporary and local to global. Current exhibits include 100+ Years of Sexism in …more
More than 50 parks offering golf, swimming, tennis, skateboarding, roller hockey, climbing wall, nature center, playgrounds, basketball, community centers, ballfields, picnic shelters, trails and much more. …more
The Asheville Tourists are a single-A minor league baseball team that competes in the 16-team South Atlantic League. The Tourists are currently affiliated with the major league team, Colorado Rockies.
The Asheville Urban Trail has often been called Asheville's "museum without walls." Started by a small group of citizens interested in helping revitalize downtown, the Urban Trail consists of thirty stations of bronze sculpture around downtown. Each …more
Completed in 1909, the Basilica of St. Lawrence D.M. is one of Asheville's architectural treasures and spiritual anchors. Designed by Rafael Gustavino and Richard Sharpe Smith, renowned architects on the Biltmore House, this Catholic church has the …more