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Title 138 Broad Street
Object Type Property File
Scope & Content Constructed ca. 1880; rehabilitated mid-1980s. A large antebellum house on this double lot burned in the fire of 1861. In the mid-1870s William B. Smith subdivided the property into two lots, apparently building an elaborate side-hall double-parlor-plan dwelling on the eastern half, while a purchaser of 138 Broad Street constructed a 2½ story side-hall, double-parlor-plan house with a Second Empire mansard roof and double-tiered front piazzas. Other architectural features indluce double-hung windows with shutters and iron hardware, wood lap siding and balustraded porches.

Three files contain documentation of the easement on the property including related correspondence and Confirmation of Understanding; Part I certification (National Register); annual inspection reports, requests for alterations, and correspondence related to the management of the property; Charleston Real Estate Sales sheets (various years).

See Easement Documentation Photo Files for easement donation photographs (Exh. B to Deed of Conservation Easement) and Covenant/Easement Inspection Photo Files for inspection photography.
Subjects Historic buildings--South Carolina--Charleston
Search Terms Broad Street
Easement Property
Lower Peninsula
Physical Description 1 Gift Folder
1 Management Folder
1 History/Miscellaneous Folder
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Object ID # BROAD.138.001