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Old Marine Hospital (Charleston)

Charleston, South Carolina
County of Charleston.
20 Franklin Street
National Register Number: 73001690
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Health Care - hospital. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Offices of Charleston Housing Authority.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 7, 1973):
This is one of several hospitals designed by Mills for indigent seamen. All were built with the same general plan, but in different styles. It is in the Gothic style, with pointed arches and windows and clustered columns supporting a two-story veranda. Originally the building was larger, but rear wings were damaged following a fire and removed during renovation.

Condition:
There are no threats to the landmark.

City-owned building. Also provides office space for Clemson School of Architecture - Charleston Campus.


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