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Hands-On Design Workshop

Early Saturday morning approximately 60 people gathered at the Charrette Studio (372 Depot) to discuss the future of the River Arts District. The event began with a brief introduction from Stephanie Monson Dahl, the Riverfront Development Office Director. Next,...

Charrette

A multi-day charrette has been scheduled to allow the community to assist in the preparation of the new form-based code. A charrette is an intensive planning session where citizens, planners and other technical professionals collaborate. Throughout the process, the public will...

Kick-off Meeting

The River Arts District Form-Based Code initiative began with a public meeting on Wednesday, June 17. The meeting was held from 6 pm – 8 pm in the auditorium at the Dr. Wesley Grant Sr. Southside Center, located at 285 Livingston...

About the Project

The City of Asheville is working with a consultant team led by Code Studio of Austin, Texas to develop a form-based code for the River Arts District. Asheville’s City Council is supportive of fostering sustainable infill development, strengthening the relationship...