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Image of Proposed Charleston Center Block [Photographic Layout] - Layout, Photographic

Proposed Charleston Center Block [Photographic Layout] - Layout, Photographic

Photographic layout of buildings in the proposed block of the Charleston Center site (now known as Charleston Place). Features an array of B&W photographs arranged to represent the streetscapes on Market Street, Hasell Street, King Street, and Meeting Street. Includes size of lot frontage and address. Created by Historic Charleston, February 2, 1979. Buildings featured include: 131 Market -- 135 Market -- 137 Market -- 139 Market 220 King -- 227 King -- 229 King -- 231 King -- 233 King -- 235 King -- 237 King -- 238 King -- 239 King -- 241 King -- 243 King -- 245-247 King -- 246 King -- 248 King -- 250 King -- 252 King -- and others 199 Meeting -- 207 Meeting -- 211 Meeting -- 21

Image of Market Street (General) - Property File

Market Street (General) - Property File

Market Street was built partly over a creek, which divided the town proper from the suburb of Colleton Square. Ellery Street, of Colleton Square, approximated the course of present-day North Market Street, and was laid out in the 1730s. South Market street was opened later, when the Market was built sometime between 1790 and 1807. (Source: Charleston Streets website) File contains miscellaneous newspaper articles; transcription of the "Release of Lands for the City Market or Markets" (Charles Cotewsosrth Pinckney, et al., to City Council of Charleston, March 29, 1788); Lease Agreement between Charleston City Council and Market Restoration Inc. (1973); Market Area Study (Dept. of Planning a

Image of 188 Meeting Street (Market Hall and Market Sheds) - Property File

188 Meeting Street (Market Hall and Market Sheds) - Property File

Constructed 1840-41. Edward Brickell White, architect; Andrew Cunningham and John White, contractors. Market Hall and the public market sheds that stretch for several blocks behind the hall are located in the heart of Charleston's 19th century commercial district. The land was conveyed to the city in 1788 by the Revolutionary War General Charles Cotesworth Pinckney and other citizens "to lay out a street from the channel of the Cooper River to Meeting Street 100 feet broad, and in said street to establish a public market or markets for the purpose of vending all sorts of butcher meats, poultry, game, fish, vegetables and provisions." From 1790 to 1806 markets were erected, and in 1837 the cor

Image of News & Courier Tornado Picture Edition - News and Courier (Charleston, S.C. : Daily)

News & Courier Tornado Picture Edition - News and Courier (Charleston, S.C. : Daily)

Photocopy of The News and Courier/Charleston Evening Post "Tornado Picture Edition" featuring scenes of the aftermath of the tornadoes of September 29, 1938. Also includes a map depicting the path of the 5 tornadoes. The 8-page section is dated October 18, 1938. The tornadoes caused 32 deaths, 350 injuries, property damage exceeding $3,000,000. "In the stricken areas the havoc was greater than that wrought by earthquake or hurricane. Many buildings have been destroyed, but, happily, sorely wounded landmarks will be fully restored. These pictures are reproduced, in response to public demand, in this special eight-page edition." Of note are the following: St. Michael's Episcopal Church; C

Image of Moments on Market: Understanding and Developing the Connections and Flows of a Street and its City - Dillon, Lauren

Moments on Market: Understanding and Developing the Connections and Flows of a Street and its City - Dillon, Lauren

Provides an analysis of the history of and current conditions on Market Street and a proposed design plan to enhance the quality and character of the street. Contents include: Project overview -- Introduction to Charleston -- History of Charleston -- City structure -- City analysis -- Case studies -- Charleton Market Street -- Context of Market Street -- History of Market Street -- Street studies -- Street analysis -- Street character -- Design goals -- Diagrams-movement -- Models-movement -- Concept diagram -- Master plan -- Detail plan -- Materials -- Sections -- Character of street -- Marsh walk.

Image of Charleston Commercial Revitalization Program: Market Street, District Plan and Program - Barton-Aschman Associates

Charleston Commercial Revitalization Program: Market Street, District Plan and Program - Barton-Aschman Associates

One of a series of work papers focused on the future of downtown Charleston. Provides a summary of the consultants' recommendations to the City and Downtown Revitalization Commission. Market Street District: Contents: Introduction -- District improvement issues (land-use arrangement; movement systems and parking; design treatment; development areas) -- District plan (land-use arrangement; movement systems and parking; design treatment; development areas) -- Improvement program (description of improvements)

Image of The Old Market - ca. 1930

The Old Market - ca. 1930

View of the northwest corner of the Old Market, a/k/a Market Hall, a/k/a City Market, on Meeting & Market Streets . One of 22 postcards in souvenir packet, "Greetings from Charleston, South Carolina, Famous in American History."

Image of City Market - ca. 1960?

City Market - ca. 1960?

Color photographc postcard showing the southwest corner of the Old Market, a/k/a Market Hall, a/k/a City Market, on Meeting & Market Streets. "Lusterchrome" postcard, made only by Tichnor Bros., Inc., Boston 15, Mass.