Category Archives: Master Preservation Program

Master Preservationist Program-Day Four. Analyzing the Architecture

Meeting Street blows my mind.  While I always make it a point to look up and around in the midst of my daily hustle bustle, I never realized how much spectacular architecture graces its length.  From South Battery up past Calhoun St … Continue reading

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Master Preservationist Program-Day Three. Getting in the Guts

Bricks.  I discovered I have a fascination with bricks – the patterns, the mortar, the construction….But more on that later. On Day 3 of the Master Preservationist Program, we studied Building Technology, or as I like to call it, “getting … Continue reading

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Master Preservationist Program-Day Two. Unearthing a Civilization

I’d like to preempt this post with a disclaimer.  You may find me getting on a little bit of a soapbox toward the end, but I promise it won’t hurt too much. 🙂 And so…the topic of study for our … Continue reading

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Master Preservationist Program-Day One. Charting Charleston’s Past

In our first day of the Master Preservationist Program we spent our classroom session taking a look at Charleston’s maps since 1685.  As I am very much a map person, my eyes were glued to the screen with rapt attention … Continue reading

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Master Preservationist Program – What We’ll Be Learning

If you read my monthly newsletter, you know that I am thrilled to have been invited to be part of the Preservation Society of Charleston’s Master Preservationist Pilot Program.  Together with 19 other people from all walks of life, I’ll … Continue reading

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