Public Service Building

Contributors:
Beacham and LeGrand, architects; Samuel I. Bean, stone and tile contractor; Luther L. Merchant, contractor
Dates:

1929

Location:
Asheville, Buncombe County
Street Address:

89-93 Patton Ave., Asheville, NC

Status:

Standing

Type:

Commercial

Images Published In:

Catherine W. Bishir, Michael T. Southern, and Jennifer F. Martin, A Guide to the Historic Architecture of Western North Carolina (1999).
David R. Black, Historic Architectural Resources of Downtown Asheville, North Carolina (1979).

Note:

The 8-story, brick skyscraper features lavish, polychrome terra cotta detailing, including various classical motifs, on every fa├žade. It was built by the Coxe estate with Carolina Power and Light as the first tenant.