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Charleston Historic District

Charleston, South Carolina
County of Charleston.
South of Bee, between Morris and Mary to the waterfront.
National Register Number: 78002497
Resource type: District.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: SC-6 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Town.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - October 9, 1960):
The largest and most prosperous 18th-century metropolis south of Philadelphia, many of Charleston's residences and public buildings retain their period character.

The historic district is in generally good condition; some individual buildings are in need of repair, but it is overall stable.

A new, updated preservation plan was adopted by City Council June 2008; should result in further strengthening of existing programs and the creation/expansion of review areas and public outreach.

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