However antiquated it may be, the art of taping windows prior to a storm is still alive and well in Charleston, South Carolina. In fact it is flourishing. I would guess about 1 in every 5 stores on King Street had some sort of tape job in place to protect against Hurricane Matthew. Although this strategy WILL NOT WORK, I enjoyed seeing the variety of tape jobs and have compiled a collection of my favorite photographs.Read More
Are you like me in that you find yourself constantly gazing up at the tops of buildings? You know..checking out the roof slope and admiring the cornice? No?.....Well at least humor me. In this blog I am focusing on the tops of buildings. I took a stroll down King Street in Charleston, South Carolina and have photographed some of my favorite cornices. Charleston's most famous street is home to some great architecture and I have noticed that the cornices are pretty fantastic.
Last week I posted the 12 Storefronts of King Street. That post featured Lower King , which is the area South of Calhoun Street . Once upon a time this would have been the only part of King Street worth visiting.
As Bob Dylan sang: The times, they are a changing.
Upper King is now the jam.Read More
On my walks I have noticed that King Street is much different early in the morning. It is quiet, the sidewalks are empty and there is very little automobile traffic.
It is peaceful.
It is surreal.Read More