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Riveter Rock Climbing Wall

Rock climbing walls at Riveter, the nation’s premiere indoor climbing gym, bike park, yoga studio, and bar.

ECBI Cherokee Youth Center

The Cherokee Youth Center welcomes children and families across the Western North Carolina region.

Community High School, Buncombe County, exterior

Community High School's renovation retained historical elements, while incorporating new construction elements.

Western Carolina University, Brown Dining Hall

Brown Dining Hall at Western Carolina University was designed to be a student-life destination.

Lenoir-Rhyne University, Moretz Stadium exterior, Asheville, NC

The recently renovated Moretz Stadium has been home to Lenoir-Rhyne football since 1924 and is one of the oldest stadiums in Division II.

CIHA, Cherokee Behavioral Health interior views, Asheville, NC

At the Cherokee Behavioral Health center, the Cherokee culture of telling their people’s story remains a central guiding principle.

Maple Crest Housing, Asheville

Maple Crest Apartments offers affordable housing centered around courtyards and community green space.

Jackson County Library at Night

Jackson County Library, a National Register of Historic Places, was recently restored and renovated.

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Offering architecture, planning, and design across the Southeast region since 1955.

Hello from Asheville

Address

Asheville Address

McMillan Pazdan Smith

47 Rankin Avenue, Suite 141
Asheville, NC 28801

(828) 398-5016

(We are located in the historic Tyler building, circa 1928.)

Asheville Studio Director

Brian Cook

Brian Cook

AIA, NCARB

Asheville Studio Director

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Parking

Asheville Parking

The building entrance is on Rankin Avenue at grade, with two public garages nearby. The Harrah’s Cherokee Parking Garage is located across the street, on Rankin. The first hour is free, with varying rates depending on Civic Center events. Another public parking deck is located on Rankin with similar rates.

Asheville Culture

A few of our Asheville crew gather at the Cultivate firmwide meeting.

A few of our Asheville crew socialize at the Cultivate firm-wide meeting.

The MPS WELL cooking class kicks off in Asheville.

The MPS WELL cooking class kicks off in Asheville.

Asheville competed in the Chamber Challenge 5K Celebrating Workplace Wellness.

Asheville competed in the Chamber Challenge 5K Celebrating Workplace Wellness.

The team takes a field visit site tour.

Field trip site visit to the Tribute Parking Deck.

Asheville Packs Snacks for local K-12 schools through United Way.

MPS Asheville Packs Snacks for local K-12 schools through United Way.

The team enjoys a Carrier Park outing for MPS WELL day.

The team enjoys a Carrier Park outing for MPS WELL day.

VR Fridays are a chance to explore new projects together.

VR Fridays are a chance to explore new projects together.

Greg, Brian, and Cynthia review drawings for their project.

Greg, Brian, and Cynthia review drawings for their project.

Volunteer day harvesting corn for the fall festival to benefit the children and families served at Eliada Home.

Volunteer day harvesting corn for the fall festival to benefit the children and families served at Eliada Home.

Our team supported the United Way's Backpack to the Future supply drive for students.

Our team supported the United Way's Backpack to the Future supply drive for students.

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The Tyler Building

The Tyler building circa 1978, courtesy of the North Carolina Collection at Pack Memorial Public Library.

The Tyler building circa 1978, courtesy of the North Carolina Collection at Pack Memorial Public Library.

Our office moved into the historic Tyler Building located on Rankin Avenue, Walnut Street, and North Lexington Avenue in 2018. The Tyler Building was built in 1928 for W.W. Bernard and E.J. Tyler, designed by Henry I. Gaines. This three-story reinforced concrete and steel garage / office building is faced with tan brick and trimmed with limestone. The building originally had auto entrances to all three floors. S.W. White was the Tyler Building’s first tenant, operating his automobile service station, Whites Service, on the first floor.

View or search for more historic image collections from the North Carolina Room at Pack Library.