Welcome to Montford!

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.

I-26 Connector Public Forum Reminder

Mark Your Calendars:

Public Meeting on I-26 Connector 4B Alternative Tuesday, September 20, 7pm New Isaac Dickson Elementary School Auditorium 125 Hill Street


Suzanne Devane

With the decision earlier this year by NCDOT to move forward with [… click heading to read more]

Northern Mockingbird, Defensive Tackle

Cherie Morris

It’s a sunny springtime morning on my front porch in Montford, and I’m enjoying the breeze as I read the newspaper. Birdsong seems to be everywhere – chirps, trills and crystal clear single note calls [… click heading to read more]

Call to Artists, Designers, and Craftspeople of Montford

Do you make art, crafts, or design? Do you work in your home or a studio in Montford?

Would you be interested in taking part in the first annual Montford Artwalk on October 29th?

A [… click heading to read more]

Do You Know About These North Carolina Property Tax Breaks?


Elderly, disabled, and other persons may qualify for various exemptions from North Carolina property tax. North Carolina allows for reduced property taxes if you meet certain requirements.

Homestead exclusion for elderly or [… click heading to read more]

Dog of the Month: Scout, Prince of Montford…

Sue G. Russell

This vision of canine beauty reminds you of a walking horse because he doesn’t so much walk, as prance. And, while most of us have never seen him at full throttle, Scout, son of a champion [… click heading to read more]

Natural Neighborhoods: Front Gardens

Lisa Wagner

Green comes in different forms in our urban landscapes, from street trees and public parks to hidden back gardens. All of these bits of green are important threads in the fabric of the natural world as it [… click heading to read more]

Grove Park Sunset Mountain Neighborhood Tour Of Homes

Sunday, September 11, 11am-5pm

The Grove Park Sunset Mountain Neighborhood will hold its annual Tour of Homes.

A celebration of 10 homes in the Grove Park historic area. Come get ideas for your own home [… click heading to read more]

An Invitation to the 30th Asheville Greek Festival

September 23, 24, & 25 Friday & Saturday 11am – 9pm, Sunday 11am – 4pm Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 227 Cumberland Avenue

Greetings Neighbors!

Once again it’s Greek Fest time in Montford. There will be lots [… click heading to read more]

HRC Agendas

Historic Resources Commission of Asheville and Buncombe County Public Hearings – Certificates of Appropriateness

Tentative Agenda July 13, 2016

New Business

94 Pearson Drive—Enclosure of rear deck.

170 West Chestnut Street—Replacement of [… click heading to read more]

Small-scale residential infill followup

As a followup to the July 14th workshop on changes to the city code to allow for more small-scale residential infill, the Planning and Urban Design Department will hold a second public workshop on Thursday, August 11th, at [… click heading to read more]