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RADTIP construction reaches halfway mark

  The City of Asheville Capital Projects Department is happy to announce that the River Arts District Transportation Improvement Project (RADTIP) is halfway done! The project should be complete summer 2020.   If you’ve traveled the area you will notice one of two  new roundabouts  are now open to traffic. The roundabout at Riverside and Lyman opened [...]

Community invited to unveiling of River Arts District sculpture and greenway section

Trash Trout, provided by Asheville GreenWorks   The City of Asheville invites the community to celebrate the unveiling of new public art installations at 3 p.m. Nov. 30. The event will start at Jean Webb Park at 30 Riverside Drive, and end at the Craven Street Boat Launch at 190 Riverside Drive. The purpose is to highlight the [...]

Video: Grand opening 14 Riverside Drive

The family of Osie W. Bacoate, teacher and a resident of the West End/Clingman Avenue Neighborhood, was recognized during the 14 Riverside Drive grand opening. The creek that flows under the building has been named Bacoate Creek, in her honor. She was also the mother of Matthew Bacoate Jr., civil rights activist and proprietor of the [...]

City of Asheville to hold groundbreaking ceremony for River Arts District Transportation Improvement Project

After seven years of planning with the community, construction of Asheville’s River Arts District Transportation Improvement Project (RADTIP) will begin in August 2017.   Please join Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer and other dignitaries for an official groundbreaking at 9 a.m. Aug. 23 at Jean Webb Park, 30 Riverside Drive. In keeping with the artistic nature of the [...]

Help name River Arts District creek

With the help of the City of Asheville, the River Arts District Business Association (RADBA), the River Arts District Artists (RADA) and the West End/Clingman Avenue Neighborhood (WECAN), RiverLink’s “Name That Creek” program aims to put another name on the Asheville map. This sixth Name That Creek campaign centers on a small stream that begins in [...]

Asheville to demolish building yet preserve its artwork

The newest phase of riverfront redevelopment work in Asheville involves some building demolition on the Lyman Street corridor for the RADTIP project. RADTIP stands for River Arts District Transportation Improvement Project, a City of Asheville multi-modal transportation project that includes the installation of sidewalks, street trees, public art, bike lanes and greenways. It also includes realignment of some [...]

Riverfront Office hosts drop-in Q&A at Asheville City Hall

This Thursday, Feb. 18, and every third Thursday of the month, the City of Asheville’s Riverfront Office hosts open office hours where members of the community can drop in and find out what is going on with Riverfront Development. This Thursday, please join us to talk about public art, streetscape ideas and greenways in the Riverfront. Staff [...]