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Preservation

May 2017
Mother’s Day gifts by Charleston-based makers 

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

March 2017
John’s Island’s Royal Labs makes cosmetics you can feel good about

January 2017
With five hotels under construction and 11 more approved and in the pipeline to add to the current inventory of nearly...

An area nonprofit has spent a quarter-century preserving South Carolina’s historic battle sites—and it’s far from...

Wilma Maiers is ready to decorate her walking cane and don her Christmas tree hat to make the Holy City holidays all...

November 2016
Web developer Rich Yessian’s home in the sky makes for a rare modern addition to downtown’s historic landscape

October 2016
What's happening this month

September 2016
Millford Plantation celebrates its 175th anniversary with a string of special events 

July 2016
Get the ultimate insider’s view of Charleston’s finest addresses and most historic properties

July 2016
Smithey Ironware is creating heirloom cookware with a contemporary look

July 2016
Melissa Lenox, an interior designer and longtime California girl, brings a dose of West Coast style to her new home on...

March 2016
For the last several years, Charleston’s own BJ Dennis has been making a name for himself in his hometown—not only as a...

February 2016
In Wagener Terrace, a family transforms a ho-hum stucco box into a cheery mid-century-modern stunner  

December 2015
Southern Smoke’s cigar lounge has quickly become a hot commodity

November 2015
A small company gives back in a big way—$2.4 million big

Nancy Stevenson made South Carolina history as lieutenant governor

October 2015
This forbidding-looking structure at 21 Magazine Street holds a darker, more haunting side of Charleston history....

September 2015
Gone with the Wind’s Alicia Rhett continues to enliven her hometown’s art community through a generous endowmen

August 2015
To commemorate Charleston’s 40th anniversary, we honor 40 influential people and groups whose vision, passion, focus,...

An artistic family breathes new life into one of the oldest homes in Mount Pleasant

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

May 2015
The Preservation Society of Charleston launches an exclusive line of goods by favorite local makers

April 2015
The 13 adjoining houses making up what’s known as ”Rainbow Row” are today one of the city’s most photographed landmarks...

College of Charleston alum Glenn McConnell—formerly one of the state’s most powerful politicians—talks about taking the...

January 2015
40 Ideas to Better Yourself—and Your City—in 2015

January 2015
King Street’s ”Sky Residence”

November 2014
As he heads down the homestretch, Mayor Riley seems to be gaining steam. He may need it

Each Turkey Day, the Draytons return to their ancestral estate

September 2014
For 57 years, Historic Charleston Foundation (HCF) has been saving endangered downtown homes through a ground-breaking...