Urban Trail

Location #9 - Cat Walk

Cat Walk

Cat WalkBronze cats (and a dexterous rat and mouse) mark the site of an original retaining wall for a hill later removed by E.W. Grove to develop that part of downtown Asheville.  At one time, footbridges (known as "catwalks") jumped the alley from the retaining wall to second floor shop entrances before "Wall Street" was paved.  Nine buildings on Wall Street are the second floors of buildings with fronts on Patton Avenue.  Sculptor Vadim Bora conjured the small menagerie.

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