Whether you are a visitor, new to the neighborhood, or a longstanding resident, Montford is a great place to be. A portion of Montford is a National Register Historic District. Recent years in Montford have witnessed the renovation of many of the neighborhood’s residences by individual families and a myriad of industrious bed and breakfast owners who have helped to restore the district to its former splendor. The residents of Montford welcome you. It’s the people here, through all their efforts, that make this neighborhood a great place!
For more of the latest news about what’s going on in Montford, see the “News & Events” column to the right.
Let’s Pump It UP!
Daphne Young, Fundraising Committee
As you can see in this newsletter issue, fundraising for the 2014 Montford Music and Arts Festival is well underway. Last year, two Montford residents came forward and challenged the neighborhood [... click heading to read more]
Well I guess the groundhogs were right about the six more weeks of winter. With the snow came the melting and ice, which was causing problems at my house, so I threw down some rock salt. I [... click heading to read more]
Cooperative to Plant Pollinator Habitat Meets March 29, 4pm
Concerned about or interested in the bees and other pollinators responsible for one-third of all the food we eat, and the reproduction of 85% of the world’s flowering [... click heading to read more]
That’s the Montford Newsletter
Joe Newman, Circulation Manager
Without the work of more than 50 good neighbors who take this newsletter to every household in Montford, ten times a year, it wouldn’t be in your hands right now. Editor [... click heading to read more]
Saturday, March 15. Dozens of food trucks will meet in the parking lot of the Masonic Temple at 80 N. Broadway from noon-8pm to compete for the title of Best Food Truck in Asheville.
Sign up now for our Bump Set Spike Youth Volleyball class. Youth, grades 3-5, learn the basics of volleyball through drills and recreational games. Classes are held on Tuesdays, March 18-April 29 (no class April 15) from [... click heading to read more]
Part Five of Rediscovering Montford’s Early History
Zoe Rhine, North Carolina Collection, Pack Memorial Library
Circa 1905. Herman Biggerstaff (conductor). Note the streetcar sign at top reads “Montford.” The car sides are open for summer weather, and the [... click heading to read more]
Renovation on Montford Avenue
At the time I write this, we are awaiting City action on our shell building permit application, which will allow us to renovate the building to “mixed use” (residential upstairs and commercial below), [... click heading to read more]
Montford Neighborhood Association Meetings
Third Tuesday of every month, Montford Community Center, Pearson Drive. Next meeting: March 11, 2014, 7pm. Watch the list serve for agenda items.
All residents are welcome. Everybody in Montford is a member [... click heading to read more]
Early postcard of Montford showing the broad tree-lined Cumberland Avenue looking towards the original Battery Park Hotel. It is interesting to note how the houses are somewhat hidden behind the vegetation. Postmark, 1910.
North Carolina Collection, Pack Memorial [... click heading to read more]