Giving a historic home a lift
Everyone should agree public buildings ought to be accessible to all.
But when such a building is also a 210-year-old National Historic Landmark, no architect would be very eager to rip out historic fabric to insert an elevator or to tack an addition onto the façade.
In other words, it takes some creativity.
That was the challenge the College of Charleston Foundation faced with the Blacklock House at 18 Bull St., a Neoclassical double house construction for one of the city’s wealthiest British merchants.
Read more in Monday’s Post and Courier.