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Basilica of St. Lawrence, is one of Asheville's Spanish Renaissance architectural treasures. Designed by Rafael Gustavino and Richard Smith, architects on the Biltmore House, this Catholic church has the largest freestanding elliptical dome in the country. Gustavino's work is now found in over a thousand buildings in this country,  particularly in New York City and Boston. Those buildings include Grant's Tomb, the Great Hall at Ellis Island, Grand Central Station, and  Carnegie Hall.

Basilica of St. Lawrence, is one of Asheville's Spanish Renaissance architectural treasures. Designed by Rafael Gustavino and Richard Smith, architects on the Biltmore House, this Catholic church has the largest freestanding elliptical dome in the country. Gustavino's work is now found in over a thousand buildings in this country, particularly in New York City and Boston. Those buildings include Grant's Tomb, the Great Hall at Ellis Island, Grand Central Station, and Carnegie Hall.

The beautiful art deco City Hall in Asheville, North Carolina:

The beautiful art deco City Hall in Asheville, North Carolina - We used to visit Granny Pollitt here when she worked at the Water Department.

Castles In New York | Singer Castle is a turn of the century historical structure located on ...

Singer Castle (formerly Jorstadt Castle,) Chippewa Bay, St. Lawrence Thousand Island Seaway, New York

Municipal Archives Building, and "Svbway" subway entrance, constructed during NYC's Gilded Age, by the architectural firm of Mckim, Mead, and Stanford White. Also the vaulted ceiling with tiles was designed by Rafael Gustavino, and his patented arched tiled ceiling pattern. {cwl} ~~ untappedcities

White Gustavino Ceiling Tiles and the Brooklyn Bridge-Chambers Street Subway Station Entrance

The Basilica of St Lawrence Catholic Church was designed by Spanish architect Rafael Guastavino, who patented a tile system that was used in many of New York City's landmarked structures. Asheville's Basilica, where Guastavino is buried, utilized this tile system to create the largest unsupported dome i the U.S.

The Basilica of St Lawrence Catholic Church was designed by Spanish architect Rafael Guastavino, who patented a tile system that was used in many of New York City's landmarked structures. Asheville's Basilica, where Guastavino is buried, utilized this tile system to create the largest unsupported dome i the U.S.

Basílica Notre-Dame de Montreal, Canadá.

Notre-Dame Basilica, Montreal, Canada: The oldest catholic church in North America built in A magnificent cathedral with an intricately designed interior including stained glass chronicling the history of the City.

Asheville has long been famous for its stunning scenery, lively mountain music and famous attractions such as Biltmore and the Blue Ridge Parkway. And now, Asheville has become the craft-brewing center of the Southeast. Asheville beer has garnered so much enthusiasm that it was named the winner of the Examiners “Beer City, USA” poll four years running.

You have to watch this great, hilarious Beer City HD Music Video . with the Feral Chihuahuas comedy troupe running loose in our exceeding fair city of Asheville!

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