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8087
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Recent renovations of the Grove Park Inn in Asheville have once again made it one of the grandest resorts in America. The original structure, built in 1913, became a major retreat for America's elite. A two-million-dollar renovation and a twenty-million-dollar addition of 202 rooms have been completed. While Thomas Wolfe may no longer stroll through its grand hallways, the Grove Park Inn is once again a place of distinction for North Carolina, capturing the charm of the Appalachian area.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 52 Issue 2, July 1984, p15-16, por
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11984
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The Grove Park Inn was built by Edwin Wiley Grove, who had made a fortune in patent medicines. Construction began in 1912 and was finished in 1913. Often called \"the finest resort hotel in the world,\" the Inn was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.
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24085
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The building that houses Grove Arcade is a historical icon in Asheville and first opened in 1929. The Grove Arcade was opened by Wiley Grove (1850-1927), who made his fortune initially by selling 'Grove's tasteless Chill Tonic.'