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121 Calhoun Street- Charleston, SC

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

Project Type Historic
Project Completion November 2015

121 Calhoun Street historic renovation

121 Calhoun Street renovation

Project Details
Phase One: Exterior restoration of the former Harleston-Boags Funeral Home. Work included salvaging the existing siding, milling new siding to match existing siding, and restoring the window units to their original look. Phase Two: Consisted of renovating the interior of the building to a vanilla box and installing an elevator for future tenant upfits.Read Charleston’s Post & Courier article about the 121 Calhoun exterior restoration…

121 Calhoun Street before construction began.

121 Calhoun Street… before

White Point Gardens Bandstand Renovations

Monday, June 9th, 2014

WPG Bandstand Before

WPG Bandstand Before

Owners Name City of Charleston
Contract Amount $386,500.00
Project Completion February 2010

WPG Bandstand After

Project Details
This project consisted of the lowering and reconstruction of the podium supporting the existing bandstand, sandblasting and painting of the existing arches, columns, and handrails, and the fabrication and installation of new handrails.

32 Market Street Renovations

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

Architect Mr. David Richards (843) 853-3417
Contract Amount $1.2 Million
Completion Date 2008
Project Description 32 Market Street is the site of the old Seaman’s Chapel in Charleston, SC, and is located at the corner of East Bay and Market Streets. The building is more than 100 years old, and renovations were performed thoughout to support the buildings new mission as an Atlanta Bread Company restaurant, including: masonry repairs, an addition to the building, complete interior renovation of two spaces in the building, historic reproduction of woodwork, doors, hardware, wood flooring, windows, bluestone paving, structural repairs to framing, installation of owners equipment, slate and built up roof, plumbing, mechanical and electrical.

Atlanta Bread Company

Atlanta Bread Company

Renovations to 175 King Street

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

Architect M. Brennan Architects
Architect’s Representative Mr. Malcolm Brennan
Contract Amount $1.8 Million
Project Completion 2007

After Renovation

Project Completion

Project Details
Complete renovation to a historic Charleston building. The building floor system was removed and all brick to the bottom of the foundation was pointed up using historic mortar inside and out. Historic wood framing was repaired, salvaged and reused. An elevator and a 3rd floor rooftop garden was added. Work included structural stabilization and reinforcement, refinishing historic woodwork, find woodwork and casework to match historic woodwork, gypsum wall and ceiling systems, complete plumbing, mechanical and electrical systems, A/V systems, glass and glazing, exterior woodwork, stucco, new roof membrane, skylight, stairs, landscaping and interior finishes.
Before Renovation

Before Renovation

Cannon Street Fire Tower

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

Owners Name City of Charleston Parks Department
Owners Representative Mr. Bill Turner (843) 724-7300
Architect Craig Bennett RSE, Inc. (843) 722-1992
Contract Amount $142,050.00
Project Completion 2006
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Project Description
The renovation of a significant Charleston, SC landmark fire tower, including:

  • removal, repair or reproduction of deteriorated decorative and structural steel
  • new wood flooring
  • copper roof replacement
  • new corrugated sheet metal siding
  • sandblasting and painting of the tower and steel leg supports
  • the lifting and reattachment of the restored top portion of the tower to its original location on top of the four legs at 65 feet above ground
Before Renovation

Davidson Building Renovation – at King & George Streets

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Owners Name: 319 King, LLC
Owners Representative: Mr. Josh Lowder (843) 576-9366
Architect: Tara Ramano / Neil Stevenson Architects, Inc. (843) 853-8800
Contract Amount: $2.9 Million
Description: Renovation of historic building into 7 luxury condominium units.  Major structural work performed to lower the existing second floor and add a third floor to building, including:

  • addition of exterior rooftop decks
  • removing the old roof and providing multiple level roofs on the new third floor (while 1st floor retail shops remained open)
  • structural framing repair
  • structural steel reinforcing
  • structural brick repair and re-pointing
  • exterior woodwork repairs to match existing trim
  • all new HVAC, electrical, plumbing
  • insulation and drywall
  • historic window restoration
  • new door and window hardware and installation
  • concrete coatings
  • historic stair reproduction
  • interior finishes throughout
Davidson Building Condominium

Davidson Building Condominium

Baker House at 55 Ashley Avenue

Saturday, September 5th, 2009

Owners Representative: Mr. Gordon Rice
Contract Amount: $1,027,000.00
Project Completion: 2006
Description: Exterior renovation of historic building, including:

  • renovation to brick facade
  • repair pre-cast concrete headers, sills and copings
  • rebuild brick stairs
  • rake out and re-point all exterior brick
  • special deep brick pointing full brick width
  • install new ties to anchor brick veneer
  • repair / replace wood framing and wood trim
  • sandblasting and painting of exterior steel stairs
  • exterior painting of woodwork
  • replace roof flashing and shingles

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Baker House - Charleston, SC