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14 North Market Street - Property File

Original building was reportedly constructed in the early 1900s; remodeled with significant structural alterations in the mid-1980s. No additional building history on file. Needs further research. File contains Rosen and Associates (engineers) inspection report (1995). No image on file.

Image of 32 North Market Street (Seaman's Home) - Property File

32 North Market Street (Seaman's Home) - Property File

No building history on file. Needs further research. File contains newspaper article 3/27/1932; architectural drawings (2000), including existing elevations and site plan, presumably submitted in support of BAR application (no indication of approval status). Image #1 in this record from Earthquake Views (2008.005.2); image #2 post-Earthquake, Charleston Museum photo from unidentified publication, digital only.

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34-38 North Market Street (J.C.H. Claussen Range) - Property File

Constructed ca. 1850; renovated 1970s. J.C.H. Claussen operated various wholesale businesses in the antebellum period including a candy factory, a grist and meal mill, and a cracker manufactory. Of these buildings, the one at 36-38 North Market, including a central section and two side portions, retain their original cast-iron storefronts. While bowed metal window heads survive on the second story, the third story was lost in the tornado of 1938. The Bay Fruit Company and other produce wholesalers operated in the range until the 1960s. Some of the structures were renovated in the 1970s and 1980s to house various shops and restaurants. File contains handwritten staff research "source notes"

Image of 50-54 North Market Street (Henry's Building) - Property File

50-54 North Market Street (Henry's Building) - Property File

Constructed before 1850; renovated 1932, 1984. This three-part range of two-story brick buildings was built before 1850 and has served a succession of uses. The 52 North Market Street portion was occupied by a barber, A.S. Clark, and 54 North Market was a grocery for A.J.W. Gorse. In 1932 Henry Otto Hasselmeyer and Walter L. Shaffer converted the buildings into one of Charleston's longest running restaurants, which operated under their family ownership until 1984. The structures have altered fenestration but are unified through a series of segmental first-floor openings. The easternmost buildings have similar arches on the second story framing paired windows. In recent years a former de

Image of 62-64 North Market Street - Property File

62-64 North Market Street - Property File

No building history on file. Needs further research. File contains copy of ca. 1898 advertisement from "Resources & Attractions of Charleston" with illustration of building; 1888 Sanborn Map showing location; copy of photograph of Market Street showing portion of building. No photos on file. Image in this record is from document in the Property File.

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70 North Market Street - Property File

Located on North Market Street, Church, and Hayne Streets [presumably #70, see Sanborn Map.) No building history on file. Needs further research. File contains newspaper articles about the fire that destroyed the building (with photographs) (1988). No photos on file. Image in this record is from document in the Property File.

Image of 74-76 North Market Street - Property File

74-76 North Market Street - Property File

Constructed ca. 1870; altered ca. 1910, 1955. Originally constructed as a one-story brick warehouse in the mid-19th century. File contains description and statement of significance from a Part I certification (National Register) application (undated, determination not indicated); newspaper article about gas station to be constructed on site (DYKYC 1936).

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86-98 North Market Street (J.S. Weeks and Co. Range) - Property File

Constructed ca. 1845; altered 1935, 1940, 1950; rehabilitated 1988-89. The City Land Company conveyed these lots in the early 1840s, and a series of wholesale grocers occupied the 90-98 North Market Street section. These buildings, constructed as a range, were divided into five sections separated by interior fire walls. All five of these sections have served multiple uses, with either individual or overlapping common tenants, and several have been linked on one or more floors. The granite lintels and window sills on the upper stories are original and support a built-up roof, sloping from front to rear, which is concealed by a flat parapet. 86-88 North Market Street to the east has been the mo