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Rams in the Sky and Leda and the Swan

Known today as the Self-Help Building, the Public Services Building is one of Asheville’s iconic structures. The building is an example of Neo-Spanish architecture with embellishments depicting mythological characters, including Leda and the Swan. The builder, Luther Launcelot Merchant, was responsible for many of Asheville’s important early twentieth-century buildings.
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