Ellington's Dream - Asheville, NC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Purplebutterflygirl
N 35° 35.738 W 082° 32.993
17S E 359597 N 3940205
Quick Description: Ellington's Dream is a granite replica of the original design approved for the matching government buildings in Downtown Asheville.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 4/20/2011 12:53:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMB8X1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 12

Long Description:
In 1926 Asheville and Buncombe County officials considered erecting matching government buildings on the Court Plaza. The city chose Douglas Ellington's Beaux-Arts design with its Art Deco embellishments. The county however rejected Ellington's plan and built a more traditional structure by Milburn, Heister and Company. Both were dedicated in 1928.

This granite replica is what Ellington's buildings would have looked like had they been built. It is located on the Court Plaza.
Title: Ellington's Dream

Type of Object: Building

Location: Court Plaza, Asheville, NC

Material: Granite

Artist: Not listed

Placement Date: Not listed

Website: Not listed

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