Historic building with indoor shops and food. Check out the Battery Park Book Exchange and Champagne Bar for an eclectic used book store/bar/coffee shop.
also known as the Arcade Building or the Asheville Federal Building, a historic commercial and residential building in Asheville, North Carolina, in its downtown historic district. Features great dining and unique book store
Believe it or not, this is the first indoor mall in America and one of the places we alway take family and friend when they visit. The sloping floors, acoustics, and architecture will amaze you! On the outside of the building, look up and you’ll see marble carvings of the same person, both…
-We like to visit the local artists selling their wares outside the Grove Arcade. -We also really enjoy a cup of coffee or glass of wine while wandering the Battery Park Book Exchange and Champagne Bar which is located here.
“To explore this unique building structure, you can take a self-guided tour or a schedule a guided tour. Designed by Rafael Guastavino in the early 1900s, this structure is unusual because it has no wooden or steel beams throughout as Guastavino constructed with tile or similar materials. The stain glass windows and a chance to stand under the largest free-standing elliptical dome in North America make this an interesting stop. ”
“Historic hotel, five stars, amazing views. Skip the meal and just order drinks and appetizers on the patio.”
“Definitely a local haunt that hosts some amazing music. Check out their website to see what shows are coming to town.”
“Definitely worth spending a day at beautiful Biltmore Estate, located in Asheville, NC. Be sure to buy tickets ahead of time because they've been known to sell out.”
“In addition to the country's oldest handicraft shop, you will find a museum, two exhibitions, and an American Craft library rich with archives. Visit the Folk Art Center to learn our story, experience regional craft, & admire the works of over 300 Appalachian artists. 382 Blue Ridge Parkway | Asheville, NC Jan-Mar: Mon-Sun 9a-5p | April-Dec: Mon-Sat 9a-6p, Sun 9-5p Daily Craft Demonstrations: March- December 10a-4p”