Neighborhood Services is dedicated to serving the residents of Asheville because involved, connected neighborhoods are essential for a strong and healthy community.
The City of Asheville is committed to building partnerships with residential and business neighborhoods in order to improve the quality of life for everyone who lives, works and visits our community.
As a resort and therapeutic health center since the 1880s, Asheville has long been a destination for people searching for a mountain escape. This city renowned for its vibrant musical, literary and performing arts scenes, art deco architecture, stunning mountain vistas and abundant recreation offerings – from hiking along the Blue Ridge Parkway to forest zipline tours. Asheville is also well known for its independent restaurants.
Livability Asheville, NC is sponsored by the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce.
Walkable communities or pedestrian-friendly communities are desirable places to live, work, learn, worship, and play. Their desirability comes from two factors. First, walkable communities locate within an easy and safe walk to goods and services that a community resident needs on a regular basis. Second, by definition, walkable communities make pedestrian activity possible with expanded transportation options and streetscapes that better serve a range of users — pedestrians, bicyclists, transit riders, and automobiles.
Chestnut Hills Neighborhood encompasses an area north of the downtown Central Business District that starts at the corner of East Chestnut/Merrimon Avenue, running northward to Hillside Street, east to Julia Street, north to Annandale Avenue, east to Cornelia Street, south to Hillside Street and west to Washington Street.