Silver River Center for Chair Caning
We aspire to be a flagship for the chair caning in the United States and beyond. We get calls from all over the world for advice or just to share the story of a chair. Our restoration clients have come from all over the US including Louisiana, Connecticut, Wisconsin, DC, and Florida. We are honored to be a link in the chain of your chair’s history.
HOURS: Monday-Friday 10am-5pm & Saturday 11-4. CLOSED SUNDAYS.
Located at CURVE Studios & Garden
#9 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28801
• email photos of your chair to SilverRiverChairs@gmail.com
CURVE Studios & Garden is a cornerstone of Asheville’s River Arts District. It is a three building complex with a small parking lot at the intersection of Riverside & Lyman, and across from 12 Bones BBQ.
Silver River Center for Chair Caning is located on the 2nd floor in the middle building. The entrance is a purple door on the left of the building at the garden entrance.
We have free parking, talented neighbors and a beautiful garden oasis. Find out more about the other artisans that call CURVE Studios & Garden home at http://www.curvestudiosnc.com/.
Find out more about the River Arts District Artists at www.riverartsdistrict.com.
DIRECTIONS TO SILVER RIVER CENTER FOR CHAIR CANING:
From the North: Follow I-26 East toward Woodfin & Asheville. Take exit 25. Go straight and continue along Riverside Drive, pass the ByWater & Highwater Clays on your right, go under the railroad bridge and pass Asheville Greenworks on your right. You will be under the interstate bridge. At the light of Craven and Riverside, you have entered the River Arts District. Continue past the Cotton Mill Studios and Old Wood Company to the end of Riverside at the light at Lyman Rd. CURVE is on your left at #12, #9, #6 Riverside Dr.
From the South: Follow I-26 West to Amboy Rd. Exit 1-C. Follow the road by Carriar Park and the French Broad River until it ends at the bridge at the intersection of Lyman & Meadow. Take a Left on Lyman and continue past Panel World. You are now in the River Arts District. Go past the Riverview Antiques and Riverview Station until the road curves sharp right at 12 Bones BBQ. Follow the curve and take a left on Riverside immediately after 12 Bones parking lot. Do not go over the rail road tracks. CURVE parking lot is immediately on your right at the corner of Lyman & Riverside Drive.
From the East: Follow I-40 West from Black Mountain to I-240 West around the city. Pass Charlotte St and Merrimon Ave Exits. Take exit 4-c to Haywood St./Montford Ave./Visitors Center. At the light at the top of the exit, take a LEFT over the interstate and then an immediate Right onto Haywood Rd. at the new hotel construction. Follow the road to the next light at Patton Avenue. Go across Patton and through the light at Hilliard. Go down the hill past condos on the right and you will be in the River Arts District. Turn left onto Clingman Ave. at the red brick music venue, the Grey Eagle Music Hall. If you miss it, go to the traffic circle and take a left on Roberts St. (3rd exit in the roundabout) at Michael Hoffman Studios. Both Roberts and Clingman will take you one short block to a 5 way intersection. You will turn/veer RIGHT OVER THE RAILROAD TRACKS, and take an immediate right at Warehouse Studios/Riverlink building onto Riverside Dr. CURVE parking lot is immediately on your right. If you see the Old Wood Company, you have gone too far.
From the West: Follow I-40 East from Canton. Take exit 46B on the left to merge onto I-240 E/I-26 W toward Asheville. Go 1.6 miles and take Exit 1-C Amboy Rd. Follow the road by Carriar Park and the French Broad River until it ends at the bridge at the intersection of Lyman & Meadow. Take a Left on Lyman and continue past Panel World. You are now in the River Arts District. Go past the Riverview Antiques and Riverview Station until the road curves sharp right at 12 Bones BBQ. Follow the curve and take a left on Riverside immediately after 12 Bones parking lot. Do not go over the rail road tracks. CURVE parking lot is immediately on your right at the corner of Lyman & Riverside Drive.