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TFAC publicly unveils $2.7 million capital campaign

The Tryon Fine Arts Center announced plans for an addition and upgrades to their facility on Melrose Avenue. Designed by Tryon architect John Walters, the project will include a two-story height multi-purpose pavilion and additional interior modifications.

Tryon Daily Bulletin

Walters to lead Upstairs Artspace Board

John Walters was elected President of the Board of Directors of Upstairs Artspace, a contemporary art gallery in Tryon, NC. Walters will lead the gallery during its 40th anniversary year, having been founded in 1978.

Tryon Daily Bulletin

Saluda Family Practice Center Opens

The Saluda Family Practice Center officially opened with a ribbon cutting on June 18, 2018. Designed by Tryon architect John Walters, the center will provide medical service to Saluda as part of the St. Luke’s Hospital System.

Tryon Daily Bulletin

John Walters presents bid results to Columbus Town Council

Bids were received for the Columbus, NC Police Department addition. Architect John Walters presented the bid results to the Columbus Town Council.

Tryon Daily Bulletin

Polk County Board of Education selects John Walters, Architect PLLC to design new facility

John Walters was selected by the Polk County Board of Education to design the new facility for the Polk County Early College.

Tryon Daily Bulletin

Landrum Depot work could start in late May

Architect John Walters presented an update to Landrum City Council on the progress of renovation plans for the Landrum depot during a meeting Tuesday, Jan. 10. Walters said if everything follows schedule, the construction phase on the depot could begin near the end of May, with the building set to be completed by the end of 2012.

Tryon Daily Bulletin

Landrum selects John Walters for depot renovations

Landrum City Council unanimously approved moving forward with John Walters Architect, PLLC of Tryon for the redesign of the town depot after a question-and-answer session Tuesday, Oct. 11. John Walters said he appreciated the vote of confidence from the city and the opportunity to improve such a historic landmark.

Tryon Daily Bulletin

John Walters participates in TDDA design charrette

The Tryon Downtown Development Association (TDDA) recently held a charrette during which interested residents brainstormed possibilities for future development of the Palmer Street area in downtown Tryon.

Architect John Walters said the TDDA has for a long time thought about doing a study on the Palmer Street area, which includes East Howard, Maple, Palmer and N. Trade streets.

Tryon Daily Bulletin

John Walters named to the Board of Directors of the Tryon Downtown Development Association

John Walters was named to the Board of Directors of the Tryon (NC) Downtown Development Association (TDDA) for a three year term. The goal of the TDDA is to preserve and enhance the community of Tryon through a downtown revitalization program that focuses on Economic Restructuring, Streetscape Design and Historic Preservation. Mr. Walters will chair the Design Committee, which coordinates design efforts in the downtown area.

John Walters elected chairman of the Board of Planning and Adjustment

John Walters was elected chairman of the Board of Planning and Adjustment for the town of Tryon, NC. The Board of Planning and Adjustment acts in an advisory capacity to the Town Council on planning, zoning and subdivision matters. The former Planning and Zoning Board, which Mr. Walters also chaired, recently combined with the Board of Planning and Adjustment, to create a single board to handle planning and zoning issues.