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Guastavino’s architectural influence in Asheville

Posted on 09/03/2014 by Judy Ross

When Spanish architect Raphael Guastavino came to the U.S. in 1881, he already had a reputation for creating grand arches, domes, and vaults in Europe. Within a few years, his work caught the...

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Preserving History in Biltmore’s Italian Garden

Posted on 08/31/2014 by Sharon Bell

Filled with numerous varieties of exotic water lilies, tropical bananas, papyrus, and koi fish, the Italian Garden pays tribute to George Vanderbilt and Fredrick Law Olmsted’s vision each...

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Fall Florals Highlight Pretty Print

Posted on 08/29/2014 by Holly Clark

Consider a favorite piece of artwork in your home or office as a source of inspiration for a floral arrangement that captures the glorious tones of fall. We've chosen a print entitled “A...

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Richard Sharp Smith’s architectural legacy in Western North Carolina

Posted on 08/27/2014 by Judy Ross

Tracing the spread of Biltmore’s architectural influence in Western North Carolina begins—naturally enough—with George Vanderbilt. He brought favorite family architect Richard...

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Celebrate NC Wine Month with our 3-course Harvest Menu

Posted on 08/26/2014 by Jean Sexton

Nothing could be finer than a month-long celebration of North Carolina wines—and that’s just what we’re looking forward to in September! In honor of North Carolina Wine Month,...

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