Charleston to lease old Trolley Barn to arts school

Image by City of CharlestonImage by 20090725-troley.jpg An 1890s photo of the barn before it had numerous expansions.

Charleston's old Trolley Barn has sat empty on upper Meeting Street for decades now, and after much talk of the structures possible future, the city has found a new use.

Read more stories on this subject in our American College of the Building Arts topic page.For a dollar a year, the space will be leased to young American College of the Building Arts.

You can read more about the deal and other big plans underway on the upper Peninsula at The Post and Courier.

Or, if you'd just like to learn a little more history about the Trolley Barn, hop over to this page on the city's Web site.