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The Pioneer Building Condo Guide
Located along 190 Broadway Street, this marquee low-rise condominium building is located in downtown Asheville which is also its Central Business District. This prime location allows residents to enjoy close proximity to numerous acclaimed restaurants, taverns, microbreweries, and all the charm Downtown Asheville has to offer.
The Pioneer Building is a multi-use arts and crafts complex boasting an impressive collection of 22 excellently maintained condos, all fully equipped with modern luxury amenities. The residential units feature open floor plans and come in one-bed, one bath, and two-bed, two-bath configurations.
Here’s a list of some of the building’s key features:
With open floor plans within the range of 700 square feet to well over 1300 square feet, The Pioneer Building offers residents more than enough room to relax and entertain guests. High ceilings combined with open floor plans create airy living spaces. The huge windows reveal dramatic views of the breathtaking Asheville skyline and the Blue Ridge Mountains while allowing in plenty of natural light. The Pioneer condos bring together contemporary interior design, modern finishes, and pristine hardwood floors resulting in a living experience that is truly hard to replicate.
The Pioneer Building is a relatively new complex, with construction coming to an end in 2010. The mid-rise mixed-use building has four floors with a total of 22 condominium units.
The Pioneer Building features carefully maintained interiors, polished hardwood floors, sleek granite countertops, stainless steel kitchen appliances, a scenic rooftop terrace with elevator access, high ceilings, and an indoor parking garage.
The Pioneer Building is located just a stone’s throw away from Asheville’s downtown scene. Residents need only walk a few minutes to dine and drink at acclaimed restaurants, taverns, and microbreweries. The building also enjoys close proximity to some of Asheville’s best spas, shopping centers, art galleries, and much more. Little Jumbo, Five Points Restaurant, Bojangles, and High Five Coffee are just a few notable mentions.
The Pioneer Building’s generous pet policies have made it wildly popular among pet owners.
The Pioneer Building Features
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Points of Interest
Get local insights about dining, arts, and music convenient to The Pioneer Building Condos:
Early Girl Eatery
Early Girl Eatery is a popular locally-owned restaurant known for its brunch options with locations in Downtown Asheville, West Asheville, and North Asheville. Food is local and there are great vegan and vegetarian options.
Tip: If you like spicy foods ask for the habanero sauce on the side. Gets crowded on weekends.
What to order: The pork breakfast bowl or fried chicken and biscuits are staples.
8 Wall Street Asheville, NC 28801. https://earlygirleatery.com/
Pie.Zaa is a relatively new pizza joint on the South Slope, just a short walk from downtown Asheville. Pie.Zaa is serving up big (28 inches to be exact), quality pies. Think “crispy, airy, slightly chewy” - the perfectly oversized New York slice. The best in Asheville.
Tip: These pies are big. If you order, be prepared to share, or have leftovers.
What to order: You can’t go wrong with the classic “roni” pie. It’s a crowd-pleaser.
46 Millard Ave, Asheville, NC 28801. https://piezaapizzaasheville.com/
Mela Indian Restaurant
Mela Indian Restaurant in Downtown Asheville, just a short walk from the Arras. Vegan and gluten free options are available.
Tip: Be sure to add naan to your order - Mela’s bread dough is hand made and prepared in a tandoor oven.
What to order: Try out the butter chicken with some garlic naan.
70 N Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801. melaasheville.com
Woolworth Walk is one of the newest art galleries in Downtown Asheville. Located right off of Haywood Street, Woolworth Walk features dozens of artist booths prominently displaying a variety of works from local makers and creators.
If you’re looking for whimsical art or want a spot where you can grab a quick lunch, Woolworth Walk is worth a stop in Downtown Asheville.
25 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC 28801. https://www.woolworthwalk.com/
This item on the list is a street, not a specific building conveniently located near Arras.
Wall Street is an European feeling, eclectic street with dozens of indoor and outdoor shops featuring a variety of local merchants, makers, artists, and musicians.
Blue Spiral is a sprawling 15,000 square foot gallery space in Asheville featuring some of the area’s most established exceptional makers as well as emerging talent. The gallery includes three floors of space devoted to prominently displaying a variety of works, spanning a broad range of mediums and styles, including photography, sculptures, and paintings.
38 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3625.
In the Press
Great insights about the building, development, and history.
The Pioneer Building is a short walking distance from the stunning Reed Creek Greenway which is under construction next door. The Reed Creek Greenway will be a short but delightful multipurpose path joining downtown to the gorgeous University of North Carolina Asheville. While ongoing developments nearby mean it’s probably not the most serene path in Asheville, the Reed Creek Greenway still offers a relaxing off-street commute to the University.