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Image of 89-91 Broad Street (Federal Judicial Complex) - Property File

89-91 Broad Street (Federal Judicial Complex) - Property File

Constructed ca. 1786-96; Victorian alterations 1880s; 89 Broad renovated 1978. These 2 buildings were once very similar, simple, Federal style, 3-story, masonry, single houses. 89 Broad Street was probably erected after 1786 by Maj. Stephen Lee, a watchmaker and planter, on land inherited from his wife's father, Paul Smyser. The merchant James Piersen constructed 91 Broad Street, circa 1796, which retains the later Victorian alterations of metal window lintels, cornice, and parapet, masking earlier details. Its neighbor to the east had similar treatments removed in the renovations of the late 1970s. Eight files labeled 89 Broad Street, 89-91 Broad Street, or 91 Broad Street.

Image of 105 Broad Street (William L. Bredenburg Store and Residence) - Property File

105 Broad Street (William L. Bredenburg Store and Residence) - Property File

Constructed 1879; renovated before 1930. A notice in the Charleston newspaper of October 23, 1879, reported that "W.L. Bredenburg who owns the lot at the southwest corner of Broad and King Streets, has commenced to rebuild." A few months before, a 3-story wooden store and dwelling, owned for decades by Bredenburg's father, had burned on the same site. The newspaper added that the planned brick building would be "an ornament to the vicinity." Bredenburg built his new structure in Philadelphia pressed brick and in a style still reminiscent of late-Greek Revival precedents. Cast-iron detailing with square pilasters ornaments the storefront on Broad Street, while masonry lintels and sills,

Image of 106 Broad Street (John Lining House a/k/a Poulnot's Pharmacy a/k/a Schwettman's Pharmacy) - Property File

106 Broad Street (John Lining House a/k/a Poulnot's Pharmacy a/k/a Schwettman's Pharmacy) - Property File

Constructed before 1715; additions, 1900s; restored 1972. This dwelling holds claim to distinction as the oldest frame structure in Charleston. The building's cypress structural members support architectural detailing that, in a modern context, appears rather plain but in the context of first period construction, was rather advanced. The fully beaded siding, front door architrave, and dormers all reflect a well-developed architectural vocabulary. Most construction in this early period would not have boasted such details. The house stands on lot 160 of the "Grand Modell," granted to Huguenot James De Bordeaux. A house is mentioned in a deed of 1715 conveying it to William Harvey, then the tena

Image of 1 Broad Street (State Bank of South Carolina Building) - Property File

1 Broad Street (State Bank of South Carolina Building) - Property File

Constructed 1853; restored 1978. Edward C. Jones and Francis Lee, architects. Jones and Lee, Charleston's most notable antebellum architectural partnership, designed this 3 story brownstone building in the Renaissance Revival style. Damaged by shelling in the Civil War, it was reopened in 1868 for the company of former blockade runner and confederate treasurer, George Trenholm. The edifice was purchased in 1875 for the Carolina Savings Bank owned by George Williams, builder of the imposing house at 16 Meeting Street. Important exterior features include the curvilinear bay with entry door and engaged portico, and the dissimilar lion-headed keystones above each first floor window. The int

Image of 2 Broad Street - Property File

2 Broad Street - Property File

The building that had been at the northwest corner of Broad and East Bay Streets dates back as far as 1778 and had a long and useful career. In 1960, the buildings at 2, 4, 6, and 8 Broad Street and 123 and 125 East Bay Streets were combined to form one building. Occupants included the headquarters for horse-drawn cars, a book store, a liquor store, the plant of an early local newspaper, and in the 20th century, the J.S. Pinkussohn Cigar Store, Demos Brothers Restaurant, and the Marcus Rexall Drug Store. The drug store burned down in 1963.* In the 1990s, South Carolina National Bank gradually expanded its facilities to occupy the whole north side of the block of Broad Street from East Bay to

Image of 3 Broad Street (Walker, Evans & Cogswell Building) - Property File

3 Broad Street (Walker, Evans & Cogswell Building) - Property File

Constructed 1853-54; rehabilitated 1983-84. Edward C. Jones and Francis Lee, architects. This is an Italianate, Flemish-bonded brick structure with brownstone window heads and sills. It became the principal store of Walker, Evans & Co., stationers, engravers, and bookbinders, within 2 years of its construction by Edward Sebring, president of the State Bank next door. In 1856 it was joined at the rear to the firm's earlier headquarters at 117 East Bay Street. Both structures remained in use by Walker, Evans & Cogswell until 1982. The East Bay Street building, formerly a full 4 stories, boasts a post-earthquake deep pressed metal cornice and mansard roof. The structure at 3 Broad also lo

Image of 7 Broad Street - Property File

7 Broad Street - Property File

The Italianate style brownstone front of this building may mask an older structure, but it appears that the facade, at least, was erected in the 1850s for William M. Martin and John C. Martin, brokers. File contains building history from Information for Guides of Historic Charleston; research notes (staff); proposal for work to be done on the property. No indication on file as to whether or not this proposal was accepted or if the work was completed.

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60-64 Broad Street (Confederate Home) - Drawing, Architectural

Title of drawing: 60-64 Broad Street (Confederate Home) Date of drawing: Undated Name of creator(s): Cummings & McCrady 1st Floor Plan, 2nd Floor Plan, 3rd Floor Plan, 4th Floor Plan. Address is not included in title block; address is handwritten.