ARCHITECTURE
   

Black Mountain College Project   


     
Architecture Section

Introduction

Chronology

Black Mountain and Asheville

CAMPUSES
Blue Ridge Campus
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Guide to the Campuses
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Curriculum

Biographies
of Architects

Architecture related publications

Section Outline



 

  (28) Wood Shop and Print Shop
 
Constructed:
Job Captain:
1941
 Robert Bliss

 

In 1941 Black Mountain College constructed an oblong wood frame building to house the woodworking activities. When the printing press, which was in storage during the war years, was resurrected, it was set up in the same building.

2007: The building is used for storage.

Photographs (top) Woodworking activities with Mary Gregory (left stooping) and Jane Slater (Marquis) (left standing). Josef Breitenbach photographer. Permission Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona and (bottom) Mary Emma Harris Photographer. Both courtesy Mary Emma Harris Papers.
   

The Black Mountain College Project gratefully acknowledges a grant from the Graham Foundation
for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts for a study of architecture at Black Mountain College.