Downtown Asheville Historic District

Roughly bounded by 1240 Valley St., Hilliard Ave., and Broad Ave., Asheville, North Carolina


Jackson Building

First Skyscraper in Western North Carolina & part of the Downtown Asheville Historic District

Photo taken by Michael Miller



Street Views 

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 26, 1979
Reference number
Architectural styles
American Movement; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival; Modern Movement: Art Deco
Areas of significance
Commerce; Literature; Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction; B - Person
Property type
Historic functions
Courthouse; Civic; City hall
Current functions
Civic; City hall; Courthouse
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 191
Contributing objects: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 56

Update Log 

  • June 11, 2018: New photo from Michael Miller
  • February 13, 2017: New photos from Michael Miller
  • January 23, 2015: Photo imported by Michael Miller
  • January 22, 2015: Photo imported by Michael Miller
  • January 27, 2014: New photo from Michael Miller

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