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First Graded School to Finest Island Condos

First Graded School to Finest Island Condos

It all started in the 1920s as a schoolhouse – the first graded school on Sullivan’s Island, that is. Fast forward to the 1950s, when a church purchased the school and added to the building. And by the late By Helen Harris 1970s, this versatile building had been transformed into one- and two-bedroom apartments. What..
A Vibrant Turnaround for a Neglected Charleston Neighborhood

A Vibrant Turnaround for a Neglected Charleston Neighborhood

Long a magnet for tourists, Charleston has taken decades to evolve from a placid, picturesque Southern town, replete with historical significance, into something resembling a 21st-century city. The neighborhood known as the Upper Peninsula, was dotted with small houses, warehouses and metal sheds; had only a few sidewalks; and was infused with an air of..
Prominent North Charleston Olde Village corner being redeveloped

Prominent North Charleston Olde Village corner being redeveloped

A prominent corner in North Charleston’s Olde Village is being redeveloped for a mix of tenants in the business district. North Charleston-based Cityvolve LLC is constructing Marquis Station, a four-building complex at East Montague and Virginia avenues. The $2.8 million project sits on a half-acre site, formerly home to Beasley Mechanical Contractors, and takes its name from W.B. Marquis, the..
Commonhouse Aleworks throws a grand opening party

Commonhouse Aleworks throws a grand opening party

Hank Hanna is feeling completely overwhelmed. His new brewery Commonhouse Aleworks is opening in less than 24 hours and he’s got a million things to do. But he’s also excited that it’s finally here. For most observers, closing on 4832 O’Hear Ave. in April 2017 and opening a brewery there in January 2018 seems a pretty..