Monthly Archives: January 2012

Mayor Riley’s 2012 State of the City Address – a focus on Charleston developments and my two cents

On January 24, Mayor Joseph Riley gave his State of the City address, outlining what has been accomplished in Charleston, his vision for the (last?) four years of his term, and ongoing City initiatives. I thought I’d pull out the … Continue reading

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The Horizon Project. From Concrete to Community in the City of Charleston.

Take a look at this area and tell me what you see. Vast swaths of concrete and cars, a few buildings, a few ball fields. A pretty nice park.  It’s an area that is mostly disconnected from other neighborhoods in … Continue reading

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Update on the Preservation Society’s Master Preservationist Program

As many of you know, I spent last winter attending class once a week with the Preservation Society, to become a Master Preservationist through their very first pilot program.  We explored, we learned, I blogged and took photos – and … Continue reading

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All about Downtown Charleston’s Neighborhoods – a map, descriptions and more.

I created this Downtown Charleston neighborhood map years ago at the start of my ongoing project to eventually profile every single neighborhood in Downtown Charleston, including photos, videos, recreation, school, shops, restaurants and services. But since many of you ask … Continue reading

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The Charleston Area Real Estate Market 2005-2011: The good, the bad, and the truly horrifying…

As you know dear readers, every once in a while I like to run some numbers, because just like photos or videos, they can tell you an interesting story.  For this look back at the Charleston real estate market over … Continue reading

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Happy 2012!

I hope each of you had a wonderful New Years celebration and that you are feeling optimistic about 2012.  My husband and I kicked off the year with a jaunt to Sullivan’s Island to check out the 18th Annual Polar … Continue reading

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