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for North Carolina Architect Vol. 25 Issue 4, July/Aug 1978
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Slightly removed from the urban environment, Asheville's numerous hotels, sanitaria, and luxury homes shaped the city's surrounding landscape. Many of these buildings were constructed during the boom years between 1890 and 1920. Some of the more noteworthy and still preserved structures are reviewed as well as some of the famous visitors drawn to the area's beauty.
The author looks at Asheville's urban architecture, specifically how the financial booms of the 1890s and 1920s were formative to the cityscape. Woven throughout the article is a brief history of American architecture through specific buildings in Asheville. Preservation and protection of these structures is also briefly discussed.