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One Broad Street

 
 
One Broad Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
1. One Broad Street Marker
Inscription.
This building is one of America's finest crafted Italianate structures.

First opened in 1853 as State Bank of South Carolina, it has survived Bombardment, Hurricanes and a Major Earthquake, and Twice been restored along its original plans - First in an extensive rebuilding after Civil War damage and second in a 1978-80 restoration. It has served as the Main Charleston Office of Bankers Trust since 1969.

This site has been almost continuously occupied since the city's founding over 300 years ago, Housing a Watchmaker, Grocer, Druggist, Bookbinder and Stationer before becoming a Bank.
 
Location. 32° 46.606′ N, 79° 55.635′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is at the intersection of One Broad Street and East Bay Street (U.S. 52 Spur), on the right when traveling west on One Broad Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Broad Street, Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Walker, Evans & Cogswell Company (a few steps from this marker); The Old Exchange (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Bank of the United States (within shouting distance of this marker);
One Broad Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2011
2. One Broad Street Marker
Convention on Ratification (within shouting distance of this marker); Lee Cohen Harby (within shouting distance of this marker); As Old as Charleston (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); William Mills Tenement (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 83-107 East Bay Street   Rainbow Row (about 400 feet away); Farmers and Exchange Bank (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Charleston.
 
Also see . . .  Italianate architecture. The Italianate style of architecture was a distinct 19th-century phase in the history of Classical architecture. (Submitted on December 11, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. LandmarksNotable Buildings
 
One Broad Street image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
3. One Broad Street
One Broad Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
4. One Broad Street Marker
One Broad Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
5. One Broad Street Marker
One Broad Street Marker<br>View West Along Broad Street image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2011
6. One Broad Street Marker
View West Along Broad Street
One Broad Street<br>Main Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2011
7. One Broad Street
Main Entrance
One Broad Street<br>Door Detail image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2011
8. One Broad Street
Door Detail
One Broad Street<br>Door Fanlight image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2011
9. One Broad Street
Door Fanlight
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 630 times since then and 85 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   2. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   6. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   7, 8, 9. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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