The Exciting History of Your Double-Hung Sash Windows

Editor’s Note: Excerpt from an article originally published in the February 2006 issue.

By: Dillon Cashman and Sam Soemardi, Asheville Window Restoration.

Did you know that it took a thousand years of human innovation so that you can close [… click heading to read more]

Remembering Helen Merrill with a Tree Memorial in Montford Park

Helen Merrill (1918-2015)

Helen Merrill and her husband of fifty-eight years, Lewis Merrill, lived in a cottage on Danville Place on the estate of her son, Scott Merrill and son-in-law, Brian May. Born on October 30, [… click heading to read more]

June’s Dog of the Month: Grady, a dog about town!

Kassie Moore

Seamus O’Grady Moore (“Grady”) moved to Asheville 3 years ago with his owner, Kassie, and he’s quickly made Asheville his own. His favorite pastime is hiking and, despite turning 12 years old this spring, Grady hits the [… click heading to read more]

Historic Resources Commission of Asheville and Buncombe County

Montford Action Agenda, June 14, 2017 Members present: Staff present: Stacy Merten, Alex Cole, Jannice Ashley

Item, Summary and Action

111 Pearson Drive—After the fact approval to install new wood handrail at side of front porch Action: Approved with [… click heading to read more]

Montford Welcomes Summer Again!

Ben Scales, Festival Director

On Saturday, May 20, we had another fabulous day at this year’s Montford Music and Arts Festival, our 14th annual, courtesy of the neighborhood association and its generous sponsors. I appreciate this opportunity to revisit [… click heading to read more]

Thank You Festival Volunteers!

Rebecca Banner

Michelle Bedard

Lonnie Blakesly

Sid Border

David Boyless

Lee Brown

Susan Clark Muntean

Jerry Conner

Linda Copley

David Copley

Kathleen Cronin

Foster de la Houssaye

Susan Eggerton

Mary Elswick

Vic Fahrer

Sharon Fahrer

Bonnie Gilbert

Chris [… click heading to read more]

Music and Arts Festival Juried Art Contest Winners

The Festival had a large variety of artists, nonprofits and vendors. They are the biggest supporters of the festival through their booth fees. Many of them return year after year. Some say that our festival is well organized [… click heading to read more]

Festival T-shirt ON SALE NOW!

Wow! Look at this! Montford Music & Arts Festival T-shirts with a new look. The T’s multi-color design showing the symbolic tree of Montford along with the musical symbols that are the essence of the Festival are prominently displayed [… click heading to read more]

The First Newsletter

October 1995—A Date Which Will Live in Infamy

Our Newsletter is becoming historic in its own right. This October will mark twenty-two years of the Montford Newsletter. A great deal has changed since that first issue, but the same [… click heading to read more]

UNC Asheville Begins Site Work at 525 Broadway

Amy Jessee, UNC Asheville

UNC Asheville has begun site work at 525 Broadway in preparation for utilizing the property for overflow parking and material storage during construction projects that will begin in the spring of 2017. Campus [… click heading to read more]