I hope we’re not seeing the beginning of the end of Downtown Historical Asheville as we know and love it. That would truly be a shame and a disaster for the city. The draw of Asheville is it’s history and the buildings that helped make that history. Keep tearing them down and reaplacing them with chrome and glass monstrosities and we’ll end up back in the eighties when downtown was a place to be avoided. It’s booming because of what it is; a charming historical unique friendly place where people can go escape the modern madness that is closing in on us more each day.
We moved out here from California after living there all of our lives because money hungry developers ruined our state. Don’t make the same mistake with our beloved Asheville. Shiny new toys may seem nice for the moment but they get old after awhile and end up in the trash. Is that where we want to go?
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