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2956
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Asheville's Biltmore House, the country's largest private residence, attracts almost a million visitors yearly to view the 250-room French Renaissance chateau and surrounding grounds.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 54 Issue 7, July 1996, p60, il
Record #:
3638
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Normally found on Northern buildings, gargoyles and other grotesques decorate a number of Asheville's old buildings. Biltmore's construction contributed to this. Local citizens employed the mansion's European artisans to create similar designs for them.
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29023
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The history, culture, and life in the Montford neighborhood in Asheville is described. The Victorian, Neoclassical, and Colonial Revival architecture of the houses in the neighborhood is described with photographs of houses. The businesses, the streetcar system, cemeteries, and the local theater are also profiled.
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36986
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Originally the William Albert Bunn family home, Ridgely Dubel had transformed it into an inn by 2013. Maintaining a sense of home and supporting the community is Dubel including amenities in each room such as a coffee/espresso machine and refrigerator filled with locally made granola and beef jerky.
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36241
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Contemporary promotional efforts taken by the hospitality industry entail lodgings that are “a home away from home,” and where visitors feel like locals. For example, Aloft Asheville’s has fostered dogs on site for guests’ comfort. Charlotte’s Marriott Guest Center’s effort to instill convenience has a technological angle, with guests checking in through their mobile devices.