August 2015

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Charleston, South Carolina's rich history is one of the many reasons why people fall in love with this city. The wide variety of architectural styles can keep a history buff engaged for hours. See below five of the most prominent styles of architecture found in downtown Charleston today.

1. Georgian

Georgian architecture was the dominant style for construction in the U.S. between 1700 – 1780. It gets its name from the succession of English kings named George beginning in 1715. In the U.S., the style included numerous variations on a simple English theme: a symmetrical, two-story house with a center-entry, combined with a two-room deep center-passage floor plan. An example of a Georgian style home in Charleston would be the Miles Brewton House at 27

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