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11:53 am on Wednesday November 13, 2013

Groundbreaking held for downtown Charleston park

The Concord Park area will soon be reborn as the 5-acre Gadsdenboro Park. The park will be at the center of the block formed by Calhoun, Concord, Laurens and Washington streets. Parking will be available on site. The center of the park will be a...
10:42 am on Wednesday May 22, 2013

Low-income housing coming to Concord Park site

In 1989 Hurricane Hugo devastated not only Charleston but an entire block of low-income housing near where the S.C. Aquarium now stands. The City of Charleston has now agreed to build low-income housing for seniors on much of the Concord Park area.
2:44 am on Monday March 26, 2012

25 Calhoun: Glass, steel, architecture and historic Charleston

Image by 25 Calhoun Near the Aquarium, 25 Calhoun is one of Charleston's newest constructions — and with large panes of glass and exposed street, it looks the part.  The Post and Courier has profiled the building, its reception, and how the...
4:43 am on Sunday October 2, 2011

City of Charleston giving update on plans for downtown's Concord Park

Image by City of Charleston An aerial view of the park looking south. The SC Aquarium is in the bottom left.Work is already underway to redvelop the mostly-unused Concord Park on the peninsula's eastern edge. (Details on the construction updates...
4:33 am on Sunday July 17, 2011

Condos, hotel rooms, and loads of confidence: Details emerge on Concord Park development

An areal view of the park looking south, the approximate location of the land deal is highlighted in red.Sitting vacant since demolition following Hurricane Hugo in 1989, the City of Charleston's Concord Park is starting to see more development...
3:51 am on Thursday February 24, 2011

City of Charleston gets 'quiet zone' along Washington Street rail crossings

Image by TheDigitel That's where the horns used to blow on Washington Street.Update February 24: It's a couple weeks into the new quiet zone and The Post and Courier has followed up. Generally folks are happy but some nearby businesses, while...
11:22 pm on Wednesday December 1, 2010

$7 million land deal paves way for second Concord Park project

An areal view of the park looking south, the approximate location of the land deal is highlighted in red.Sitting vacant since demolition following Hurricane Hugo in 1989, the City of Charleston's Concord Park is starting to see more development...
9:07 am on Thursday October 21, 2010

See plans for downtown's Concord Park (Update: Construction under way)

Image by City of Charleston An aerial view of the park looking south. The SC Aquarium is in the bottom left. Updat October 20: Construction is on and The Post and Courier has a nice report on the start of what is the cornerstone in a major (and rare...
5:28 am on Tuesday December 15, 2009

Downtown's Concord Park is looking for investors

The developer behind downtown Charleston's long-delayed Concord Park project hasn't been able to come up with the $16 million needed to buy the land and wants to bring in outside help to get the ball rolling. The park is situated just off of...
5:11 am on Monday July 6, 2009

City looking to revamp Calhoun Street's East end

Image by Flickr user TeecNosPosImage by 20090706-calhoun.jpg Could a new hotel be added to the skyline down at Calhoun Street's waterfront? The city of Charleston is seeking to revive the East end of Calhoun Street from Marion Square to the...

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