Resources to help you research your own home as well as other resources related to Asheville. For more detailed resources and history on Kenilworth, please view the Kenilworth Community page on our site.
Asheville Preservation Master Plan (PDF)
Asheville Historical Phone Directories
Asheville Now – History of Asheville
Buncombe County Online Deeds and Records Search
Newspapers.com Asheville Newspapers Archives (Subscription required)
North Carolina Natural and Cultural Resources
Pack Memorial Library Special Collections
STREET CHANGES – Per an Asheville Citizen-Times article April 19, 1931 in an effort to remove duplicate street names in Asheville, city commissioners proposed over 1000 street name changes. Below are the ones we’ve identified in the Kenilworth area.
Dunkirk (also suggested: Auburn St.) Balsam from Craggy Circle to Westchester
Sheridan (also suggested: Patterson) Beverly Rd from Kenilworth Rd to Lakewood Rd
Richard (Suggested: Wellesley or Allerton) Delaware Rd from Forest Hill Dr. to Caledonia Rd.
Forest Hills Dr. (ext.) Forest Rd from Warwick Rd to Kenilworth Rd.
Buckingham Ct (also suggested Oxford Rd) Jackson Blvd from Kenilworth Rd west.
Bowling Park Rd (also suggested Trojan Park Rd) Park Rd from Caledonia Rd to Madison Ave
Ravenna St. (also suggested Poindexter St.) Swannanoa St from Chiles to Westchester Dr.
Lowell St (also suggested Helena Rd) Madison St from Park Rd to Springdale
UNKNOWN Suggested change Mitchell St. from Lakewood Dr. south suggested name Falmouth Ave or Roslyn Ave