The Ultimate Guide To Asheville and the Western North Carolina Mountains
The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & the Western North Carolina Mountains

The Online Version of the Best-selling Regional Guidebook
 

Susanna Pantas, Artist

Biltmore Industries
Historic District

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Biltmore Industries Historic District
     The Biltmore Industries complex of buildings is situated on an eleven and one-half acre tract adjacent to the Grove Park Inn. The seven buildings of the grouping, which vary in size and form, lie in a row along the top of a ridge. These cottages were constructed in 1917 under the supervision of Fred Seely, designer and owner of the Grove Park Inn. The purpose was to provide workshops for the production of high-quality crafts and fine hand-woven cloth that would be pleasing to the workers, and to provide a special to visitors at the Grove Park by offering the opportunity to observe the manufacturing process and to purchase completed items.

Today the Biltmore Industries Buildings house the Grovewood Gallery, the Estes-Winn Automobile Museum, the North Carolina Homespun Museum and the Grovewood Cafe.

Directions: Take Charlotte Street to Macon Avenue. Turn right on Macon and go to Grove Park Inn Resort, 290 Macon Avenue. Turn left into the innís parking area and bear right to go down the hill and left at the stop sign to Grovewood Road and Grovewood Shops area.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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