Post Tagged with: "Asheville Downtown Commission"

Parking costs in downtown Asheville likely to increase

Parking costs in downtown Asheville likely to increase

City officials are looking at ways to raise money to increase the life of existing parking decks and possibly add onto them.

by February 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
The AC Hotel, under construction at the corner of College and Broadway in downtown Asheville, is one of a wave of new hotels under construction in downtown./ photo by Jason Sandford

Asheville Downtown Commission: Changes to development rules would unduly politicize process

Members of the Asheville Downtown Commission said last week that standards for development should be clearly expressed.

by February 13, 2017 5 comments Asheville News, feature
APPROVED: ‘Disney-esque’ Parisian Hotel passes muster at Asheville P&Z

APPROVED: ‘Disney-esque’ Parisian Hotel passes muster at Asheville P&Z

After reviewing The Parisian hotel’s design, one commissioner asked, “What’s next, a pyramid?” Still, the project was approved on a 6-1 vote.

by February 2, 2017 10 comments Asheville News, feature
Parisian hotel proposal for downtown Asheville set for next review

Parisian hotel proposal for downtown Asheville set for next review

The Asheville Planning & Zoning Commission review comes after the Asheville Downtown Commission rejected the hotel proposal.

by January 26, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
‘Cheesy’ hotel proposal gets thumbs down from Asheville Downtown Commission

‘Cheesy’ hotel proposal gets thumbs down from Asheville Downtown Commission

The Asheville Downtown Commission rejected a downtown hotel design last week, with one member calling the design “cheesy” and another expressing reservations about the intentions of developers. On a 5-4 vote, the city advisory board dismissed plans for The Parisian hotel proposed by MRK Property Development and presented to the commission by Asheville architect Peter Alberice. The vote may not significantly alter[Read More…]

by January 16, 2017 9 comments Asheville News, feature
The area shaded in gray is the part of the Asheville Art Museum that is set to be demolished.

Demolition of downtown Asheville Art Museum set to begin

Plans for new construction on the museum project must still meet city approval.

by January 16, 2017 0 comments Asheville News, feature
Updated: Asheville City Council delays Embassy Suites hotel vote

Updated: Asheville City Council delays Embassy Suites hotel vote

Two city advisory boards have split on their approval of the downtown hotel project.

by January 10, 2017 0 comments Asheville News, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville awarded nearly $1 million for Lexington, Coxe ave redesign

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville awarded nearly $1 million for Lexington, Coxe ave redesign

Also, the work on Pritchard Park will start up in January.

by December 11, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Big Crafty crushes it in downtown, eyes 2-day event next year

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Big Crafty crushes it in downtown, eyes 2-day event next year

Also, eight employees of Everyday Health inAsheville were laid off on Monday as Ziff Davis acquired the company, and more.

by December 7, 2016 4 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New bottle shop opens at Asheville Outlets

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New bottle shop opens at Asheville Outlets

Also, Franzi Charen is appointed to the Asheville Downtown Commission, James Fisher leaves the Asheville Citizen-Times for the Asheville Ale Trail, and more.

by January 27, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
With park now planned for Haywood Street property in Asheville, how should it be designed

With park now planned for Haywood Street property in Asheville, how should it be designed

The “pit of despair” could be the focus of a park design competition, but first there needs to be a vision for the space, an Asheville City Council subcommittee decided on Tuesday.

by January 27, 2016 15 comments Asheville News
Updated: 4 to be interviewed for Asheville Downtown Commission

Updated: 4 to be interviewed for Asheville Downtown Commission

Applicants see a city nearing a tipping point with the impact of downtown development and tourism, and they want to have a voice in how it shakes out.

by January 19, 2016 10 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Fourteen apply for Asheville Downtown Commission opening

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Fourteen apply for Asheville Downtown Commission opening

Also, “Garden & Gun” magazine gives a nod to the Grey Eagle, and much more.

by January 8, 2016 2 comments Asheville News
Proposed Vandre Nouveau Hotel in downtown Asheville clears another hurdle

Proposed Vandre Nouveau Hotel in downtown Asheville clears another hurdle

The next stop for the project to remodel the BB&T building into a new hotel and condos is the Asheville Planning & Zoning Commission.

by November 13, 2015 11 comments Asheville News
Remodel of BB&T building into boutique hotel in downtown Asheville eyed

Remodel of BB&T building into boutique hotel in downtown Asheville eyed

Newly elected Asheville City Councilwoman Julie Mayfield on Wednesday announced she had returned a campaign donation from the developer.

by November 11, 2015 8 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas reader: Asheville police cracked down on busking and it ruined my visit

Ashvegas reader: Asheville police cracked down on busking and it ruined my visit

Friday’s wonderfully warm spring weather brought out the street performers, the visitors and the police.

by April 4, 2015 24 comments Opinion
Asheville Downtown Commission approves design of new downtown AC Hotel by McKibbon

Asheville Downtown Commission approves design of new downtown AC Hotel by McKibbon

The new hotel at the corner of College and Broadway will be a 9-story hotel and parking deck structure. The plan is for a 120-room hotel with a new 120,000-square-foot parking deck.

by July 12, 2014 66 comments Asheville News
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