asheville's original mall

Opened in 1929 by E.W. Grove, Grove Arcade was built to celebrate the city he loved so much. Its rich history, ornate architecture, and eclectic mix of shops and restaurants were designed to offer patrons a full-day immersion into Asheville lifestyle and culture. Learn the fascinating story behind its construction, government takeover, renovation, and finally its grand reopening in 2002.

Shopping for Local Treasures

Experience the culture of downtown Asheville through our wide variety of local shops, boutiques, and artisans. Each store embodies the character of Asheville in their unique style and exquisite craftsmanship.

Dining on Restaurant Row

Page Avenue, also known as Restaurant Row, is home to mouthwatering lunch and dinner options, from fine dining, to casual restaurants, to wine bars, to grab-and-go.

Lifestyle of Downtown Asheville

Discover the everyday services offered at Grove Arcade. Whether you are running errands or looking for a relaxing place to spend the day, locals and visitors alike can come together in one of Asheville’s most iconic historical buildings.

Learn About The Rich History Behind Grove Arcade

Constructed in 1928 to be America’s first indoor shopping mall, the Grove Arcade has gone through many phases during its 100 years of history, including a military base, the national weather records center, and the finest place to dine or shop in Downtown Asheville.

Asheville's Most Unique Historical building

Walking through the halls of Grove Arcade you’ll notice incredible motifs and gothic characters sculpted onto the archways and walls of the building. Experience all the architectural features of Grove Arcade through our Architectural Tour.

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luxury living at grove arcade

Experience the culture of downtown Asheville through our wide variety of local shops, boutiques, and artisans. Each store embodies the character of Asheville in their unique style and exquisite craftsmanship.

what's Happening at Grove Arcade

Learn more about what’s happening around Grove Arcade from new merchants, events, and much more.

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