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Title 53 Anson Street (William Thompson Tenement)
Object Type Property File
Scope & Content Constructed ca. 1843; rehabilitated 1966. A bricklayer and mason who lived nearby on George Street built this house and its adjacent neighbor, 30 Wentworth Street, as double tenements (with different rooflines), and also constructed the single house at 32 Wentworth Street after the fire of 1838. In the rehabilitation of those structures in the 1960s, HCF eliminated the metal Victorian window heads and permitted the removal of the piazza at 30 Wentworth.

File contains two files contain documentation of the covenant on the property; annual inspection reports; requests for alterations; correspondence and other documentation related to the sale and/or management of the property and/or of the covenant itself; historical/research information; copy of HCF easement information card (TMS number, year of construction, significant resident(s), deed research, deed restrictions, measurements, and tax information).

See Covenant/Easement Inspection Photo Files for inspection photography.
Subjects Historic buildings--South Carolina--Charleston
Search Terms Anson Street
Ansonborough Rehabilitation Project (ARP)
Covenant Property
Physical Description 1 Covenant/Management Folder
1 History/Miscellaneous Folder
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Object ID # ANSON.053.001