Glimpses of Charleston

Glimpses of Charleston

by David R. AvRutick
Glimpses of Charleston

Glimpses of Charleston

by David R. AvRutick


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Charleston is one of the most historically significant cities in the United States. One of the prime attractions of Charleston is the spectacular array of historic buildings spanning a wide variety of architectural styles. From simple pre-Revolutionary–era dwellings to spectacular Italianate, Greek Revival, and Victorian homes, to colonial government buildings, to some of the oldest and most beautiful churches, Charleston’s architectural splendor is unparalleled in the United States.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493037537
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 03/01/2019
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 222,480
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

While originally from “off,” David R. AvRutick has been a full-time resident of downtown Charleston for almost twenty years, having been a part-time resident for the previous ten. As the founding president of the American College of the Building Arts––the only college of its kind in the United States––David led the creation of this unique Charleston institution which educates those who now help restore, maintain, and create lasting beauty in the structures of Charleston, the nation, and beyond. When not taking photographs, David is a serial entrepreneur (check out what Alice’s Clubhouse is doing for families suffering with Alzheimer’s and dementia) and lives two blocks from the Battery in downtown Charleston with his wife, two children, and their cats Max and Lola. You can reach David through the Glimpses of Charleston Facebook page or the Glimpses of Charleston website.

Table of Contents

Foreword The Honorable Joseph P. Riley Jr. 9

Introduction: The Story of Glimpses 11

Iconic Charleston 13

Water, Water Everywhere 30

Charleston Houses 47

Blooming Charleston 68

Holiday Charleston 89

Stormy Charleston 110

On the Town 127

Sunrise, Sunset 144

Acknowledgments 159

About the Author 160

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