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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
2008.
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.

Condition:
There are no threats to the landmark.

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


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