1912-1913; 1921 (additions planned)
Catherine W. Bishir, North Carolina Architecture (1990).
Catherine W. Bishir, Michael T. Southern, and Jennifer F. Martin, A Guide to the Historic Architecture of Western North Carolina (1999).
Bruce E. Johnson, Built for the Ages: A History of the Grove Park Inn (2004).
Bruce E. Johnson, “Built Without an Architect: Architectural Inspirations for the Grove Park Inn,” in Robert S. Brunk, ed., May We All Remember Well: A Journal of the History and Cultures of Western North Carolina (1997).
John T. Corbin was one of many stonemasons involved in constructing the massive inn of local boulders.