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Home > North Carolina > Asheville > Robert D. Bunn Building (Commercial Building), 16 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, Buncombe County, NC



B&W Photos
Front Facade, West Elevation
HB763045
Front Facade, West Elevation
Rear Facade, East Elevation
HB763046
Rear Facade, East Elevation
South (side) Elevation, Gibb
HB763047
South (side) Elevation, Gibb's Building In Foreground
North (side) Elevation
HB763048
North (side) Elevation
Partial Rear Elevation
HB763049
Partial Rear Elevation
Street Level Staircase
HB763050
Street Level Staircase
Second Floor Staircase
HB763051
Second Floor Staircase
Skylight, Second Floor
HB763052
Skylight, Second Floor
Interior, Second Floor Windows
HB763053
Interior, Second Floor Windows
Window Detail, Second Floor
HB763054
Window Detail, Second Floor


Data Pages


Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
16 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NC-333
Building/structure dates: 1895 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1934 subsequent work
Significance: One of Asheville's few remaining turn-of-the-century commercial structures, this building has been continual use since its construction, with the exception of two years during the early 30s. Although facade was replaced in 1934, interior remains as in 1895.

Subjects
Building Deterioration
Business Enterprises
Urban Renewal


Related Names
Bunn, Robert D.
Sales, Cheryl, Photographer
Humphries, Carolyn A., Historian
Alberice, Carol Pennell, Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Front facade, west elevation. Gibb's building on viewers right. (GIBBS BUILDING HABS NO. NC-334)
2. Rear facade, east elevation. Gibb's building on viewers left
3. South (side) elevation, Gibb's building in foreground
4. North (side) elevation
5. Partial rear elevation
6. Street level staircase
7. Second floor staircase
8. Skylight, second floor
9. Interior, second floor windows
10. Window detail, second floor


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