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Image of 85 Cumberland Street - Property File

85 Cumberland Street - Property File

One of several lots originally granted to Peter Burtell in 1694. Based on maps and other research, it is presumed that this house was built between 1745-1788. The property is associated with Ralph Izard, a significant figure in Charleston's early history. While little original historic fabric remains, there may still be some of the structure encased in the present apartment building. File contains building history from Information for Guides o ...

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Image of 70 Cunnington Avenue (Magnolia Cemetery) - Property File

70 Cunnington Avenue (Magnolia Cemetery) - Property File

Designed by architect Edward C. Jones in 1850, Magnolia Cemetery was dubbed the City of the Silent in a poem by the "Poet Laureate of the Confederacy," Henry Timrod. (The poem is Ode Sung on the Occasion of Decorating the Graves of the Confederate Dead at Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, S. C., 1867.) The original plantation farmhouse dates to 1790. It has been renovated and now hosts the cemetery offices. Nearby, a huge live oak bends its heavy ...

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9 Dereef Court (United Missionary Chapel) - Property File

Constructed ca. 1880. This small vernacular wood church was built on Dereef's, formerly Lobe's, Court in the late 19th century. Original wooden churches and chapels, once so prevalent in the west side of Charleston, have sometimes been demolished or altered with brick veneering in recent decades. Abandoned for several decades, it was to be rehabilitated by the City of Charleston as a community center for the adjacent park. (Cataloger's note: this ...

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Image of 2 Desportes Court (Louis G. Gregory Bahá’í Museum) - Property File

2 Desportes Court (Louis G. Gregory Bahá’í Museum) - Property File

Boyhood home of Lewis G. Gregory, a black man who in 1922 was one of the original members of the Baha'i faith's first National Spiritual Assembly of the U.S. and Canada. The house was purchased by the Assembly in 1989, with plans to restore it as a museum where items related to Gregory's life are displayed. File contains graduate student report on the history of the house, which includes historical and chain-of-title research, maps, photos, and ...

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89-93 Broad Street (Federal Judicial Complex) - Drawing, Architectural

Title of Drawing: 89-93 Broad Street (Federal Judicial Complex) Date of Creation: 9/8/1997, 2/12/1998 Name of Creator(s): Evans & Schmidt Architects Broad Street Elevation, 1st Floor Plan, 2nd Floor Plan, 3rd Floor Plan, Schematics (1st, 2nd, 3rd Floors). 1st 3 pages have different layout (title block) than remaining 4 pages. 1st 2 pages do not note date or artist; page 3 notes date as 9/8/1997 and drawn by SCG. Page 4-7 notes no date ...

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Freedman's Cottages - Collection

Document box contains the following files: Brief overview/description/history of Freedman's Cottages by HCF staff, Katherine Saunders (2002) Report entitled "Charleston Cottages" by Chris Schmitt & Associates (proposal to the Charleston Housing Authority to build low-income housing using the Freedman's Cottage as a model for the homes) Newspaper articles "The Preservation of Freedman's Cottages as a Physical Representation of African A ...

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Image of Freedman's Cottage Architectural Survey - Card, Index

Freedman's Cottage Architectural Survey - Card, Index

A house-by-house survey of freedman's cottages undertaken by HCF staff in 2000. Architectural details were recorded and photos taken of each house. Architectural details surveyed include: walls/construction; porch; piazza screen; gable; windows; opening into main house; foundation; chimney; presence of additions; and other miscellaneous notes about condition, etc. Surveys were done on these houses: America Street: 107 Amherst Street: 38 ...

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Image of Freedman's Cottages - Photographs - Photograph

Freedman's Cottages - Photographs - Photograph

Black & white photographs of most of the houses surveyed by HCF in 2000. Exterior shots for all and interior shots for some; most are street elevation, although there are some photos of rear and side views. A sample of photographs appears in this record, for 553 Rutledge Avenue, 19 Strawberry Lane, 227 Nassau Street, and 6 Sutherland. Photo sleeves were organized by address range (in alpha-numeric order by street name/address). While ther ...

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