Originally Posted by wesc57
Asheville has truly changed a lot since the early 70's when I first started going there. At that time, I dreaded every trip. The downtown area was depressing. The only reason to go there was Mission and St. Joseph's. It's nothing like that now! I'm amazed at the renewal of the downtown area, the culture, and diversity that has become such a part of the city.
Some of us long for the smaller, simpler Asheville we had in the 70's.