Downtown News & Announcements

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Downtown Open Office Hours are held every third Thursday from 3 PM to 5 PM. On February 15, 2018 from 3 -5 PM, join us in the South Slope Urban Design Studio at 207 Coxe Avenue, and learn more about the South Slope Vision Plan underway. *The Urban Design Studio is open and staffed every Thursday and Friday from 10 AM - 5 PM through February 2018. 


Rescheduled South Slope Visioning design workshop happens Jan. 20 (January 9, 2018)

Page Avenue to be opened to two-way traffic  (January 8, 2018)

Food Truck pilot program launches at 68 Haywood (January 4, 2018) 

South Slope Visioning to include online survey, design workshop and open office hours (December 5, 2017)

New Sod Coming to Pack Square Park (December 4, 2017)

Street Resurfacing Updates from South Slope to College Street (November 21, 2017)

Asheville Holidays to feature expanded Winter Lights Downtown and 'upcycled' holiday wreaths (October 26, 2017)

City of Asheville launches survey on public art project (October 23, 2017)

Asheville survey opens: uses of Wall Street (October 18, 2017)

City launches survey on street performances and downtown experience (September 7, 2017)

City Council action advances pop-up uses at 68 Haywood Street (August 24, 2017)

Pritchard Park construction to enter final phase (July 14, 2017)

Asheville City offices to close for Fourth of July, plus Independence Day street closings details (June 28, 2017)

City of Asheville seeks applications for temporary programming at 68 Haywood Street (June 2, 2017)

Asheville asking for entries for new Lexington Avenue Public Artwork (May 8, 2017)

Asheville Walkable Wall Street event to serve as kick-off for Strive not to Drive Week (May 2, 2017)

Asheville Streets Division to start downtown sidewalk projects in May (May 1, 2017)

For more information and updates about downtown, visit the Downtown Commission page

Contact Information

Dana Frankel
Downtown Development Specialist