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Title 97 Broad Street (Mordecai Cohen Tenement)
Object Type Property File
Scope & Content Constructed circa 1835. Sole survivor of 3 identical Greek Revival brick single-houses whose sisters were demolished about 1940 for construction of a Piggly Wiggly grocery store, this 2½ story house on a raised basement was built as rental property by the prominent antebellum merchant Mordecai Cohen.

Three files contain original legal documentation of the easement on the property; annual inspection report; building history from Information for Guides of Historic Charleston; Cultural Resource Assessment for 97 Broad Street including architectural drawings; structural shoring notes and drawings; "A Brief History of 97 Broad Street" Meadors Construction; graduate student report "Historic Preservation and Sustainability in Charleston: A Case Study of meadors' 93 and 97 Broad Street Projects" (Jennifer Betwsorth, 2010) (see Multimedia link).

See also KSR correspondence files under 93 Broad Street. These files are unprocessed; some pertain to 97 Broad Street.

This is a new easement property so files will become more complete in time. The files may eventually contain additional items such as correspondence and other documentation related to the easement; Part I certification (National Register); annual inspection reports, requests for alterations, and correspondence related to the management of the property; easement inspection photos; correspondence and other documentation related to the sale of the property.

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
Sustainable architecture
Sustainability
Search Terms Broad Street
Civic Square
Easement Property
Physical Description 1 Gift Folder
1 Management Folder
1 History/Miscellaneous Folder
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Object ID # BROAD.097.001