The Rich History of Hendersonville, as Told through Its Buildings

Main Street, Hendersonville is often called one of the best Main Streets in America. And for good reason! Since the turn of the century, the town has revitalized its local business scene and advanced its reputation as a place that offers something for just about everyone. You’ll find pubs, restaurants, museums, general and specialty stores, […]

3 Historic Buildings in Sylva You Need to Visit

Sylva is in many ways one of the best kept secrets in the Western North Carolina mountains. Nestled between the Blue Ridge Parkway and Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Sylva’s thriving downtown boasts shops, restaurants, and beautiful historic architecture. Here at Beverly-Hanks, we think it’s always interesting to see how our mountain towns can change […]

4 1/2 Ways Asheville is Just Like Manhattan

When George Vanderbilt, heir to one of America’s most prominent families at the time, began construction of his iconic Biltmore Estate in the late 1880s, he gave his tacit approval of the area. Wealthy businessmen, socialites, movers, and shakers began traveling from Vanderbilt’s previous social hub in New York to warm and welcoming Asheville. As […]