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Fireproof Building

Charleston, South Carolina
County of Charleston.
100 Meeting Street
National Register Number: 69000161
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Government Building: Local. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: SC-6 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Home of the South Carolina Historical Society..

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 7, 1973):
Designed by Robert Mills and completed in 1827 to house the Charleston District records, this may be the first supposedly fireproof building in the United States.

There are no threats to the landmark.

Grant requests have been made for the security and HVAC repairs.

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