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Preservation Society

November 2019
Celadon celebrates its 25th, plus two new downtown storefronts

October 2019
What's happening this month?

July 2019
Addressing It With Dialogue and Design - How city planners and preservationists are rethinking, and redesigning,...

July 2019
Theresa Jenkins Hilliard preserves a taste of home with Mama Doonk’s Gullah Recipes

April 2019
Journey through time with a photographic tour of Charleston’s centuries-old parish churches and chapels-of-ease

March 2019

April 2018
When New York philanthropists Victor and Marjorie Nott Morawetz decided to find a winter home in 1929, they had the...

February 2018
Southern Trapper crafts rugged wares from animal skins

January 2018
They’re affixed to structures throughout the Historic District and beyond: circular plaques mingling English and Latin...

November 2017
A circa-1915 American foursquare in Hampton Park Terrace gets a new lease on life, plus perhaps another century or two...

October 2017
Charleston GardenWorks is the go-to firm for alfresco antiques

February 2017
Every day is dish duty for ceramicist Grace Jennings

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

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

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

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...

January 2015
King Street’s ”Sky Residence”

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...

June 2013
The Lee Bros. come full circle in their culinary adventures, gathering ingredients and cooking up a seafood-centric...

May 2013
The Preservation Society of Charleston rallies support around their 2013 list of “Seven to Save”

April 2013
A Charleston native offers newcomers a bit of advice on how to assimilate into the Holy City with its centuries of...

February 2013
Grahame Long reveals a murderous side of Holy City history in Dueling in Charleston

January 2013
Things Every Local Must Experience Whether your bloodline dates back generations or you just moved to town, check out...