9781570032028

The Buildings of Charleston: A Guide to the City's Architecture

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  • ISBN13:

    9781570032028

  • ISBN10:

    1570032025

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1997-11-01
  • Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Pr
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Summary

From the battery to Wragg Mall, a comprehensive guide to the architectural treasures in America's best preserved city.

Table of Contents

Preface 8(3)
Acknowledgments 11(4)
How to Use This Book 15(1)
A Brief Charleston Chronology 16(7)
Introduction to Charleston Architecture 23(8)
Introduction to the City's Ironwork, Single Houses, and Burial Grounds 31(16)
1 The Walled City Charleston's Architectural Beginnings
47(108)
2 The Civic Square The Heart of the Eighteenth-Century City
155(42)
3 Eighteenth-Century Expansion The Golden Age Continued
197(96)
4 The Lower Western Peninsula Nineteenth-Century Rebuilding and Twentieth-Century Infill
293(42)
5 Commercial and Public Life Dynamic Nineteenth-Century City
335(76)
6 Ansonborough The Original "Borough"
411(68)
7 The Village of Harleston Intellectuals and Entrepreneurs
479(106)
8 Mazyckborough and Wraggborough Villas of the Antebellum Elite
585(32)
9 Radcliffeborough and Cannonborough Planters and Craftsmen
617(32)
Glossary 649(11)
For Further Reading 660(5)
Illustration Credits 665(6)
General Index 671(36)
Index of Streets 707

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