Altamont Assists With Eagle Market Place Redevelopment Project

Altamont has been pleased to participate in the exciting historic preservation, redevelopment, and affordable-housing project on the corner of Eagle and Market streets in downtown Asheville. The area, traditionally referred to as “The Block,” has historically been a hub for African-American commerce and culture in Asheville. It is one of the few areas of downtown Asheville that has yet to …

Altamont’s Chris Gilbert Inspires Asheville Middle School Students

Altamont co-owner Chris Gilbert, P.E., gave Asheville Middle School seventh-grade students a hands-on zipline design lesson, with the purpose of igniting curiosity about the engineering field. “The idea behind the zipline project was inspired by one of our clients, a zipline adventure company,” says Chris.  “I thought that the kids would be more interested in this than other more traditional …