Located at 11 Aviles Street, between Artillery Lane, Cadiz and Charlotte Streets the Hamblen- Holiday Building, home of the11 Aviles Street Arts and Crafts Guild is actually 2 buildings joined together and was built between 1864 and 1885 by Hamblen Hardware. It was renovated in the 1930's. Dan Holiday has owned the building since the 1980's and today there are 10 artist studio lofts on the 2 upper floors. On the street level, there are several local art galleries, Georgia Nick Gallery, Aviles Gallery and P.A.S.T.A. Gallery on Charlotte St, Dan Holiday Leather, Joel Bagnal Goldsmith, Bouvier's Maps and Candida's Closet. Below are original digital photos by perpetualcool, taken from the Holiday House and pictures taken on Aviles and Charlotte Streets.
The Hamblen- Holiday Building