Niagara's Fall and Asheville's Unlikely Rise

Niagara's Fall and Asheville's Unlikely Rise

70 years ago, these two historic cities were on a similar path. Then one fell into debt while the other was swimming in money. You might be surprised by what they each look like today.


If Asheville Were A Little Bit Taller (mk2)

If Asheville Were A Little Bit Taller (mk2)

Inspired by a post from a local architect I take a look at the comparative height of Asheville and tall things around the world. Along the way I share a little skyscraper history, provide some instructions for doing this kind of exploration, and poke fun at Asheville's "Shelbyville:" Kidding aside, I find this a great way to get perspective on your communty's urban environment.