In Asheville, ‘Motley crowd awed by lavishness’

On this day in 1928: Buncombe County dedicates its new 17-story courthouse on Asheville’s Pack Square. “The motley crowd that sauntered back and forth through the ornate $1,750,000 structure were awed by the lavishness,” reports the Asheville Times.

The courthouse remains the state’s tallest.

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