Blue Ridge Assembly Historic District
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Blue Ridge Assembly Historic District
Blue Ridge Assembly Historic District
Blue Ridge Assembly Robert E Lee Hall.jpg
Robert E Lee Hall, Blue Ridge Assembly, August 2010
Blue Ridge Assembly Historic District is located in North Carolina
Blue Ridge Assembly Historic District
Blue Ridge Assembly Historic District is located in the US
Blue Ridge Assembly Historic District
Location S of Black Mountain on SR 2720, near Black Mountain, North Carolina
Coordinates 35°35?06?N 82°20?21?W / 35.58500°N 82.33917°W / 35.58500; -82.33917Coordinates: 35°35?06?N 82°20?21?W / 35.58500°N 82.33917°W / 35.58500; -82.33917
Area 22 acres (8.9 ha)
Built 1911 (1911)-1912
Architect Jallade, Louis; et al.
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Classical Revival
NRHP reference # 79003327[1]
Added to NRHP September 17, 1979

Blue Ridge Assembly Historic District is a national historic district located near Black Mountain, Buncombe County, North Carolina. The district encompasses 29 contributing buildings and 1 contributing object associated with the Blue Ridge Assembly, conference center of the Young Men's Christian Association. The main building is Eureka Hall (originally named Robert E. Lee Hall, but renamed in 2015) designed by Louis E. Jallade. It was built in 1911-1912, and is a three-story, seven bay, frame building with a full-height octastyle portico. Also located on the large central courtyard are the Gymnasium (c. 1915), Asheville Hall (1926), Abbott Hall (1927), and College Hall (c. 1928). Other notable buildings include the Martha Washington Residence (c. 1914), Craft and Child Care Center (c. 1925), and 19 frame cottages (1913-1927). Black Mountain College was founded here in 1933 and operated on the site until 1941.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Michael Southern and Betty Lawrence (May 1979). "Blue Ridge Assembly Historic District" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved . 

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