Jackson Building

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The 15-story Jackson Building is a tourist attraction and the first skyscraper in western North Carolina. It’s ghostly inhabitant is said to be a man who committed suicide during the Depression. The man’s face appears in one of the upper windows, and reports say there is a bulls-eye on the sidewalk that represents the spot where he fell.

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Geographic Information

Park Square
Asheville, NC
United States

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35.5949383, -82.5505379
Buncombe County, North Carolina
Nearest Towns:
Asheville, NC (0.5 mi.)
Woodfin, NC (3.2 mi.)
Biltmore Forest, NC (4.4 mi.)
Bent Creek, NC (6.8 mi.)
Weaverville, NC (7.1 mi.)
Swannanoa, NC (8.5 mi.)
Royal Pines, NC (8.5 mi.)
Avery Creek, NC (9.3 mi.)
Fairview, NC (10.3 mi.)
Fletcher, NC (11.7 mi.)


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