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Title 43 Charlotte Street (William A. Hussey House)
Object Type Property File
Scope & Content Constructed ca. 1849; restored 1990s. Similar in scale to its eastern neighbor, 33 Charlotte Street, William Hussey's Greek Revival style dwelling reflects Federal and Italianate influences as well. A double brownstone staircase with a wrought-iron balustrade rises from the street level to a Greek Revival door architrave set in a 2½-story central pavilion. Stucco quoins accent the pavilion as well as the corners of the dwelling. Black marble mantels with inset, gilded cast-iron decoration, cove plaster cornices, and exuberant plaster ceiling medallions add distinction to the interior of this late-antebellum, suburban villa. After being rented to various tenants and later acquired by the Colburn family, the property deteriorated in the early-20th century before a recent restoration

File contains HCF staff research notes (scant); newspaper articles (DYKYC and Mercury 2016); house history from City of Charleston Tour Guide Training Manual (2011); excerpt from Old Codgers Charleston Address Book listing 20th century residents/occupants; 1886 Earthquake damage assessment; Hurricane Hugo damage assessment.
Subjects Historic buildings--South Carolina--Charleston
Search Terms Charlotte Street
Mazyckborough and Wraggborough
Physical Description 1 File Folder
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Object ID # CHARLOTTE.043.01