Friday, December 6, 2019

Architectural wonders

Wonders - man made structures and grand artworks.

Auldbrass Plantation

Historical plantation at Combahee River. The main complex of buildings was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1940-1951. The original architecture has been well...

South Carolina State House

South Carolina's government house was built in 1855 - 1875. It is shaped in the Greek Revival style. Around the house are located numerous...

Middleton Place Garden

One of the oldest and most prominent landscaped gardens in the United States. Park was developed around plantation house since 1741. Location, GPS coordinates: 32.9015 N...

Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge

Enormous cable-stayed bridge with two towers, each 175 m high, holding a deck with eight traffic lanes and pedestrian way. Total length - 4...

Charleston County Courthouse

A historical court building (1790-1792). It has been designed in Neoclassicism style by James Hoban and is a model for his later work -...

Rainbow Row in Charleston

A group of thirteen historical row houses which are colored in diverse bright pastel colors. The longest and most impressive cluster of Georgian row...

French Huguenot Church in Charleston

This small church was built in 1844 in a sophisticated Gothic Revival style. This is the only independent Huguenot church in the United States....

Dock Street Theatre

Hotel - theatre building in the historical center of Charleston. Constructed in 1809 and adorned with wrought-iron balcony. This hotel was built in the...

Old Slave Mart in Charleston

One of the last slave auction galleries in the United States. This historic building was constructed in 1859 and slaves were sold here until...

French Quarter in Charleston

The oldest part of Charleston City which has been settled since 1680 and initially was walled. The area has many historical buildings, the oldest...