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City Hall

70 Court Plaza
Asheville NC United States

Construction Dates
Floor Count10
Basement Floors2
Building Uses
 - city hall
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - art deco
 - marble
 - terra cotta
 - brick

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof191 ft

Architect: Douglas Ellington
Cost of construction in 1928: $750,000

Built as a apart of Asheville's "Program of Progress" in the 1920's, to keep up with speculative construction in the city. This building is the most well known skyscraper in Asheville. City Hall features murals by artist Clifford Adams of New York. They depict the story of early white settlers and native americans. The Tower also features a set of Deagan chimes, installed in 1932 as a memorial to Buncombe County residents who lost their lives in World War I.

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Drawing by Matthew Dumont
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