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Biltmore Park Town Square is an upscale new urbanist shopping center opened in mid-2009 in Asheville, North Carolina with its anchors being REI, Regal Cinemas, Barnes & Noble, with many other small shops. It was built as an outdoor "Town Center" with store fronts on the outside. Although the center opened in 2009, the YMCA and some stores began opening as early as 2005. They are still found in this center. Stores like LOFT, Orvis, and Bette can be found here along with a large hotel onsite, the Hilton. Many restaurants are in the center, including P.F. Changs, Which Wich, Luella's Bar-B-Que, Roux, Brixx Pizza, Hickory Tavern, Coldstone Creamery, and Nine Mile. Neighborhoods were developed around the center.

Education

The small Asheville campus of Western Carolina University is located at Biltmore Park Town Square, while the main campus is located in Cullowhee, North Carolina, about 60 miles away. WCU's Asheville location focuses on educating part-time students in pursuit of professional and graduate degrees.

Anchors

Junior anchors

  • LOFT
  • Orvis

Coordinates: 35°29′07″N 82°33′19″W / 35.48521°N 82.55538°W / 35.48521; -82.55538

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