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piazza

May 2017
Local gallery owner Ann Long Merck’s meticulously preserved and classically appointed pre-Revolutionary residence is a...

June 2016
Alfresco all the time

April 2016
The Holy City still uses the 17th-century term “piazza”—which comes from the Italian word meaning “open space”—instead...

April 2016
A Copenhagen native brings Danish charm to a 19th-century manse and its courtyard garden

January 2016
Think you know the Holy City inside and out?

July 2015
Near the union of Hasell and Anson streets stands the St. Johannes Lutheran Church parsonage, a blush-colored dwelling...

July 2015
Preservation Society executive director Kristopher King seeks to dovetail the past with progress in his favorite city

May 2015
In Wraggborough, an archetypical Charleston single is respectfully updated for modern living  

January 2015
In the French Quarter, a preservation-minded couple restores two adjoined 19th-century townhomes into a graceful single...

December 2014
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March 2014
Parlors morph into playrooms and vintage treasure find new purpose in the Lail family's urban digs.

February 2014
Heard the term “freedman’s cottage” used to refer to a one-room-wide, single-story home on the peninsula? Well, it’s...

December 2013
Chef John Ondo transforms Meyer lemons into a meal

October 2013
Get in the spirit of All Hallow's Eve and head out to some of the Lowcountry's spookiest spots. Supernatural...

September 2013
Local art enthusiasts Michele and Mike Seekings team up with muralist Karl Beckwith Smith to update a grand 1850s...

September 2013
One local writer ponders just how Southern, charming, and real Bravo’s new TV show set in Charleston could possibly be

July 2013
A residence custom-designed for the Holy City and tailored over time to suit our climate and society to perfection: of...

February 2013
What 71 Charlestonians, both single and attached, had to say about the local dating scene, their best and worst dates,...

August 2012
Neighbors partner up to rehab small, historically significant houses

February 2012
How to dress a grand Tradd Street piazza? Interior designers Angie Hranowsky, Biggs Powell, and Julie Rogers each had a...

May 2011
One local couple hits Italy’s Olive Grove Trail to attend our sister arts festival

October 2008
The love and loss of two-wheeling in Charleston

April 2010
Retired physician and green hobbyist Gene Johnson transforms an outdated downtown yard into a lush, open-air living...

March 2010
Edisto Island’s historic plantation returns to grace, thanks to its faithful owners and scores of dedicated craftsmen

March 2010
Whimsy and elegance cozy up in this downtown ode to English charm

February 2010
Esther and Jim Ferguson’s historic home hosts their collection of masterpieces

The indoctrination of a Lowcountry voluptuary

Crossing the threshold of modern etiquette

January 2010
The indoctrination of a Lowcountry voluptuary