Current Projects


Haywood Street Streetscape

This project will include sidewalk rehabilitation, street resurfacing, stormwater improvements, sanitary sewer improvements, and the sourcing, siting and installation of various street amenities informed by public input.

 

Haywood Street Temporary Uses

A temporary public art project was developed by a committee of community members including representatives from the Haywood Street Advisory Team, Downtown Commission and Public Art & Cultural Commission.

 

Downtown Master Plan Updates

The Master Plan Updates will help address concerns about management of public spaces, enhancement of community character and expanded options for place-making.

 

Haywood Street Temporary Uses

The City has opened 33 Page Avenue and 68 Haywood Street for public use. 68 Haywood Street is available for Outdoor Special Event use and for Mobile Food Vending.

 

 


Updated 12/10/2019

 


 

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City of Asheville reminds businesses about safety requirements to operate outdoors 

More businesses and organizations are operating outdoors this year, due to COVID-19. The City of Asheville reminds those with outdoor areas to do their part to operate safely. Beyond wearing a mask and other public health measures, businesses that choose to operate outdoors must follow all building and fire-safety codes while using equipment like heaters [...]

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City of Asheville shares resources for people experiencing homelessness during Code Purple

  With temperatures going down into the 20s this week, the Asheville-Buncombe Homeless Coalition has called a Code Purple for people who need shelter. Starting Dec. 1, shelter will be available at First Congregational UCC, 20 Oak St., for about 30 men and up to 20 women and children. This is in partnership with Western Carolina Rescue [...]

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Haywood Streetscape Project complete in time for the holidays

  The City of Asheville is happy to announce the completion of the Haywood Streetscape and Infrastructure Improvement project, which features expanded public sidewalk space and improved pedestrian access and amenities. The project, which took 10 months of construction, included sewer and water line upgrades in the Haywood Street vicinity (including College Street, Walnut Street and Rankin [...]