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Kornahrens-Guenveur House

 
 
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By Mike Stroud, March 6, 2012
1. Kornahrens-Guenveur House Markers
Medallion:
Award 1977
Carolopolis
Condita A.D.
1670
Preservation Society of Charleston

The Carolopolis Award is a plaque placed on buildings that have been preserved, restored, rehabilitated or are outstanding examples of new construction. The award is presented to those individuals, businesses or organizations that currently own the property. The Carolopolis Award is a slightly modified reproduction of the seal of the City of Charleston. The word Carolopolis comes from the original name of the city.
Inscription.  
C. 1884
Built by
John H. Kornahrens,
soda water manufacturer
who used timber from
an original house on the lot
built circa 1772 by
John Delke', a tanner.
Owned and occupied since 1925
by Edward Leon Guenveur, Sr.,
a plumbing contractor
and his family.
Restored in 1972 by his daughter, Louise
and her husband, Wm. A. Streat, Jr. Architect.

 
Erected by Approved by Preservation Society of Charleston.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the South Carolina, Preservation Society of Charleston series list.
 
Location. 32° 46.981′ N, 79° 56.311′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Coming Street, on the left when traveling north. Located between George and Bull Streets. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 57 Coming Street, Charleston SC 29401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cameron House (within shouting distance
Kornahrens-Guenveur House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 6, 2012
2. Kornahrens-Guenveur House and Marker
of this marker); William Blacklock House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Farr House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nine College Way (about 300 feet away); Benjamin Lucas House (about 400 feet away); College of Charleston (about 500 feet away); Elizabeth Jackson (about 600 feet away); President's House (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
Also see . . .  The Buildings of Charleston: A Guide to the City's Architecture. By Jonathan H. Poston, Historic Charleston Foundation page 520 (Submitted on April 16, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Kornahrens-Guenveur House, 57 Coming Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 6, 2012
3. Kornahrens-Guenveur House, 57 Coming Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 441 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 15, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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