12 Gates of Charleston

Back when I wrote the South of Broad Blog, I compiled a list of my 5 favorite things about the South of Broad neighborhood.  One of those 5 things was Wrought Iron Gates.  I remember struggling to cull my list down because there were so many wonderful gates in this historic neighborhood.  Ultimately, many of the gates I photographed would go into the blog vault for a rainy day.

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The Week of Duany

Last week I witnessed one of the the most interesting and controversial developments I have seen in my 7 years practicing in the Holy City.  That development was not the Sergeant Jasper, it was not the Horizon District, and it was not the Clemson Architecture Center.  It was no building at all. 

It was the arrival of the acclaimed planner and architect, Andres Duany. 

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