Tag Archives: Preservation

So how can a burned-out decrepit house be beautiful? I’ll show you.

I pass by this bright pink house often. It is on my way home, and on my walk to the sunset bench. Years ago it was just a couple doors down from where I lived and I could often hear … Continue reading

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New on the Market: 436 1/2 Huger St, an Historic Hampton Park Home

Update 9/4/2013 – Sold! For $406,000 ____________________________ Update 7/28/2013 – We’re under contract! ____________________________ Update 7/23/2013 – We changed the price to $417,500. ____________________________ Just a block shy of the gorgeous Hampton Park, this home at 436 1/2 Huger Street … Continue reading

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The Charleston Slant – or Why We Sometimes Walk Uphill in Our Houses

I frequently work with clients who are not from Charleston, who have never set foot inside an historic Charleston home until they have done so with me.  One of the first things they notice once inside, besides the gorgeous fireplaces … Continue reading

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What color can I paint my home in Historic Charleston?

Here’s the answer to the commonly asked question “What color can I paint my home in Historic Charleston?” 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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What do you think? My first print ad for Preservation Progress

In the upcoming issues of the Preservation Society’s publication, Preservation Progress, I’ll be featuring my very first print ad ever (see the image below).  As you know, I am mostly a techy kind of gal, but every once in a … Continue reading

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Master Preservationist Program – Day Twelve. What’s in a Name?

Apparently, everything when it comes to the value of an historic neighborhood. For Day 12 of our Master Preservationist Program, we met at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, located at 28 Race St and a fine example … Continue reading

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Master Preservationist Program-Day Ten. Rethinking Sustainability and the Meaning of “Green”

I apologize in advance for the brevity of this post because, well, part of our program on day ten was cut short by the pouring rain (no One Cool Blow and TacoBoy for us!).  But I wanted to put some … Continue reading

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