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4:39 am on Saturday November 26, 2011

Deal would allow for 100-foot hotel near Cooper River bridge

A proposed deal would allow for a 100-foot hotel next to the Meeting Street onramp of the Arthur Ravenel Bridge — and next to the planned $2 million skate park. The Post and Courier has a nice report on the proposal. (For comparison, the Charleston...
3:45 am on Tuesday February 22, 2011

Proposal would allow 100-foot tall buildings on upper peninsula block in Charleston

Image by Flickr user Mr. T in DC Charleston isn't totally foreign to the concept of taller structures — nor is it foreign to debates on where they should be permitted.While the Charleston peninsula contains many areas with 10-story or more buildings...
7:50 am on Wednesday June 24, 2009

The sky is not the limit for Charleston buildings

Image by Flickr user willa4Image by 20090624-skyline2.jpg Charleston's Board of Architectural Review is worried about the height of the new hotel slated to go up on Wentworth Street. Architecturally and historically, Charleston has been very picky...
6:11 am on Saturday February 21, 2009

Tall, trendy hotel proposed for interior of downtown block

A local architecture firm has proposed a new, trendy 36-room hotel for downtown. And though the building would have a 3-story frontage at 79 Wentworth, the core of the building would be a 7-story area in the middle of the block. [gmap markers=blue::...