The Majesty Of Charleston (Majesty Architecture (Hardcover))
Peter BeneyISBN: 1589802705;
Book DescriptionThis second edition includes new material on the Charleston County Courthouse, the Citadel, Fort Sumter National Monument, Liberty Square, and the Warren Lasch Conservation Center, where the Civil War submarine the Hunley awaits restoration. Also included are the George Everleigh house, the A. W. Todd house, and photographs from historic cemeteries. The architectural profile of Charleston has had many face-lifts. Time, natural disasters, and wars have all left scars on historic homesand buildings, but still they exemplify the city?s charm. Unlike many other cities, Charleston has abided by a desire to repair and maintain as opposed to raze and modernize. Inside "The Majesty of Charleston," photographer Peter Beney presents 242 color photos that preserve the beauty that nature has tried so hard to destroy. Stately mansions, historical landmarks, exquisite churches, museum houses, and many other buildings appear throughout this guide to the city?s...
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