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.

Bees and Butterflies in Montford’s New Garden

Nina Veteto

It hasn’t been easy for Isaac Dickson in its temporary location at William Randolph, but the gardeners intend to leave the site “better than they found it,” according to Joan Pinegar, the school’s garden coordinator. There have [… click heading to read more]

Holiday Donations

Kim Kennedy

Thanks goes out to the donations from the Montford neighborhood for our holiday donations drive. This year, the money paid for 31 backpacks for the afterschool youth, stuffed with supplies and gifts, 32 youth to attend the [… click heading to read more]

What’s Good in the Hood?

I had to pass on this email, sent to neighbor Cate Scales, Director of The Montford Tour of Homes. There is so much right about this.

“A group from Asheville Greenworks is planning a day of service to help [… click heading to read more]

Our Generous Sponsors

Susan Eggerton

A time to give thanks…. We are so fortunate to live in Montford during this period of vitality. I’ve lived here for over 30 years, have loved it the whole time, and this may well be the [… click heading to read more]

Front Yard Sale—A Collaboration of Fine Art

73 and 74 Cumberland Avenue

Joan Miller

There are lots of yard sales in our neighborhood, but this one has a real Montford feel, and I hope you stop by to support Livy and Kim.

Artists Livingston Stout and [… click heading to read more]

In Memory of Fred Eggerton

July 28, 1951 – December 9, 2014

Researched by Joan Miller

Fred Vernon Eggerton, Jr., neighbor, good friend, owner of the Rankin House B&B, and early Montford historic renovation craftsman, was born in New Orleans and grew up alongside [… click heading to read more]

Montfordites, Montfordians, Lend Us Your Words

This is a community newsletter. I need to hear more from the community. Contribute to your local newsletter, one of the most respected in Asheville. Are you a birder–how about four articles a year on what’s happening with local [… click heading to read more]

In the Shadow of the Indigo

Jane Hallstrom

Montford: we love it! We have the Greenway, the bed and breakfasts, our fabulous houses, Riverside Cemetery, Highland Hospital, soon-to-be Net Zero Isaac Dickson Elementary School, the Red Trolley (the Grey Line!), Tod’s, Nine Mile, and Chiesa. [… click heading to read more]

MNA Minutes – 12/16/2014 and 01/14/2015

December 16, 2014

David Patterson, Secretary

The Montford Neighborhood Association held its regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at 7pm, at the Montford Community Center on Pearson Drive. MNA Board members included Brian Elston, President, Michael [… click heading to read more]


Montford Neighborhood Association Meetings

Third Tuesday of every month, Montford Community Center, Pearson Drive. Next meeting: February 17, 2015, 7pm. Watch the list serve for agenda items.

All residents are welcome. Everyone in Montford is a member of the [… click heading to read more]