|Object ID #||AMHERST.018.001|
|Title||18 Amherst Street|
|Object Type||Property File|
|Scope & Content||
Constructed ca. 1820. Two-story frame dwelling, originally a single pile dwelling with center passage plan. The house was expanded soon after it construction with a rear, 2-story addition. During the middle decades of the 19th century, Martha E. Rogers, an African-American woman, operated a boarding house there.
Two files contain documentation of the covenant on the property; annual inspection reports; requests for alterations; correspondence and other documentation related to the sale of the property; historical/research information; graduate student report (Diana Inthavong, 2016) on the history of the building/property (includes historical and chain-of-title research, maps, photos, and other supporting documentation).
Covenant/Management Folder contains documentation of the covenant; annual inspection reports and related correspondence; documents related to the sale of the property, its condition and rehabilitation; Title to Real Estate; certificate of insurance, etc.; documents related to the restoration/rehabilitation of the property, including Project Manual* for 18 Amherst Street (Technical Specifications); envelope containing samples of ceiling finishes.
*See Multimedia link for General [project] Requirements.
History/Miscellaneous Folder contains house history and history of buildings conveyed to Charleston (affordable housing), including this property; house history from Vernacular Architecture of Charleston and the Lowcountry; property research including copies deeds, Sanborn maps, plat, and other historical information; newspaper article; photocopies of photographs of the property; miscellaneous correspondence.
See Covenant/Easement Inspection Photo Files for inspection photography.
|Subjects||Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration--South Carolina--Charleston|
Charleston Affordable Housing
Before and after
1 Covenant/Management Folder
1 History/Miscellaneous Folder
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