Where Charleston preservation of history and livability meet

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Charleston's historic peninsula offers proof of a very true fact: Not everyone can afford the luxury of yesteryear's homes.

People love restored homes, but they're expensive to buy, fix, repair, and maintain. And so the goals of ensuring all home repairs fit historic guidelines are often not compatible with a family's budget.

But Robert Behre at The Post and Courier has the tale of one time that groups normally focused on these two opposing goals have been able to come together to keep one family in their East Side home.

Take a read here.