Celebrate National Preservation Month

  • 2024 Directory of Supporters

    • Ables Landscapes


      For nearly 50 years, Ables Landscapes has created beautiful outdoor living spaces for residential homes throughout the Lowcountry with design, build and maintenance services. Utilizing a creative approach while at the same time honoring Charleston’s historic themes allows us to express the natural beauty of a landscape through the blend of materials, tones, and textures within a design. Whether it’s an intimate courtyard for cozy candlelight suppers, an outdoor kitchen, or a more expansive space for festive parties, our mission is the same: to create a custom solution for an elegant outdoor living space that connects people to something beautiful. We can’t wait for the opportunity to create an outdoor haven that will bring together all of those who are a priority in your life. Visit ableslandscapes.com or call 843.571.4973.

    • Anderson Insurance Associates

      3491 Shelby Ray Court

      Anderson Insurance Associates is a Charleston-based Independent Insurance agency committed to putting its clients first since 1981. With four locations in South Carolina, Anderson Insurance Associates continues to provide high quality personal, business, life and health insurance products and services to clients throughout the Southeast and beyond. As an Independent Insurance Agency, we offer hundreds of policies from leading regional and national providers, and our knowledgeable team is here to help you determine the coverage that is right for you and all your assets, as well as guide you through the claims process as needs arise. Clients of Anderson Insurance Associates know it is our goal to consistently provide them with exceptional customer service and to conduct our business with integrity. Visit: www.aiasc.com  or call: 843-725-4935

    • Applied Building Sciences


      Applied Building Sciences (ABS) knows that a building is more than a structure; it’s a working system. An integration of many factors—engineering, architecture, materials, climate and environmental factors, and yes, the building’s users—all coalescing under one roof. Likewise, as a fully integrated company with cross-disciplinary expertise, we provide comprehensive building and construction services and analyses for clients across the Southeast and nationwide. ABS is a full-service architectural, engineering, building enclosure, and consulting firm. With decades of experience, state-of-the-art equipment, and top-notch support personnel, ABS has the resources to deliver a vast array of services to a wide range of public and private-sector clients.

      Reliable, trusted and exacting, ABS is the Lowcountry’s first choice for construction-related needs. Find out more or contact us at appliedbuildingsciences.com 843.724.1456

    • Artis Construction

      Artis Construction is an award-winning residential design-build firm. Our very name -Artis- comes from the Latin word for craftsman, a reflection of the enormous pride we take in our mastery of time-honored building trades. Although our roots are in the traditions of the past, our approach is firmly in the present. We offer a curated team of skilled carpenters dedicated to meeting our client’s every need. From meticulous historic preservation to complex new construction, our team delivers excellence from foundation to finish. Artis is where timeless artisanship meets 21st century ingenuity.

    • Blind Tiger Pub

      36 – 38 Broad St. Charleston SC, 29403

      The Blind Tiger is an institution of the Charleston Food and Beverage scene, serving Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week, and Sunday Brunch. Voted “Best Patio” and “Best Charleston Bar” countless times, The Blind Tiger is where the LOCALS call home. Visit www.blindtigerchs.com for more information.

    • Carriage Properties

      19 Exchange St, Charleston, SC 29401

      Locally owned Carriage Properties is the leader in luxury listings and sales in the Charleston area, from virtually every street in the city’s Historic District to unique sites in the Lowcountry. Our full-time professional agents work as a team and are involved in real estate because of a love of houses and architecture and a strong connection to place. When it comes to unique historic properties, our experience and knowledge are unmatched. At every step of the transaction, we are fully committed to providing the highest level of service to building client trust. 843.266.8000 | www.carriageproperties.com

    • The Charleston Place

      205 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401
      (843) 722-4900

      An independent, iconic landmark in the heart of Charleston’s historic district, The Charleston Place is captivating the hearts and imaginations of a new generation while redefining the legendary service, experiences — and city — with renewed passion, purpose, and intention. Through sumptuous accommodations, delicious food and drink, shopping, restorative wellness services, and warm, generous hospitality, The Charleston Place stirs the senses and lives forever in the minds and souls of all who enter.

    • Citadel Enterprises, Inc.

      523 Wando Lane Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

      Since 1991, Citadel Enterprises is a trusted Charleston family-owned custom remodeling company offering home renovation and design modifications to restore, maintain and enhance the beauty and value of your home.

    • Coastal Creek Design

      Coastal Creek Design is an architectural and structural engineering design firm in Charleston, SC. We are a Lowcountry leader in renovations, additions, and new construction drawings for residential projects. Our goal is to make the architectural design process both efficient and enjoyable. Many years of experience and a strong local network, allow us to advise our clients on construction and design costs as well as practical timelines. Our in-house structural engineering team gives clients access to a faster, more accurate and cost-efficient project. Together, we establish a realistic design parameter leading to a better bidding and building experience for the client.

    • College of Charleston School of Business

      Our MBA program offers high-achieving students a unique, accelerated academic experience designed to position our graduates for career opportunities in the global marketplace. The concentrated one-year MBA, accredited by AACSB International, is built around a core of innovative thinking, aggressive learning, and real-world experience. Our fulltime, day MBA is the only one of its kind in South Carolina, and part of the fast-growing MBA trend around the world. The globally focused, applied learning and accelerated pace is appealing if you just recently earned an undergraduate degree or if you are looking to jump-start or reposition your professional ambitions. With a faster path to graduation, it means you can start your career sooner.

    • Croghan’s Jewel Box

      308 King Street Charleston, SC 29401

      Over 100 years ago, William Joseph Croghan, a hand engraver and jeweler, opened his store in an 18th century Charleston single house on King Street. As the oldest family-owned jewelry store in town, Croghan’s Jewel Box is a treasure trove of the most exciting and unique inventory in the Lowcountry. With a full jewelry shop in house, Croghan’s is a trusted place for jewelry repair, custom jewelry design, and appraisal services.

    • Diversified Trust


      Diversified Trust is an employee-owned comprehensive wealth management firm based in the Southeast with over $8 billion of client assets under management. Diversified Trust was founded in January, 1994 and has offices in Atlanta, Charleston, Greensboro, Memphis and Nashville. Our clients include individuals, multi-generational families, foundations, endowments, retirement plans, and family-owned businesses. We are the largest independent trust company headquartered in Tennessee, and one of the largest in the Southeast. Our trust powers allow us to serve clients in various fiduciary capacities. including trustee services and estate settlement services. For estates we offer administration, valuation, tax services, investment management, custodial and accounting services.

      Through Diversified Trust’s extensive offering of financial advisory and family office services, our professionals will create a customized solution to address each client’s unique situation. Our service is based on the following tenets of service: trust, integrity, privacy, continuity, experience, and accessibility. Our goal is simple – helping our clients focus on what’s important to them.

    • GDC Home

      GDC Home is a locally owned and operated, multi-location home decor emporium employing over 50 full-time staff members and designers. In addition to the vast array of international curiosities for which GDC Home is known, we partner with the finest vendors in the home furnishings industry to bring to our clients the latest in upholstered and outdoor furniture, case goods, rugs, lighting, bedding, and home accessories. Our goal is to offer a huge selection of home furnishings and accessories of exceptional quality, value, and timeless style. We have everything in stock and ready to furnish your home from top to bottom today. Visit us online at www.gdchome.com or at one of our three locations. Mount Pleasant, Charleston or Kiawah.

    • Glenn Keyes Architects

      12 Vanderhorst Street Charleston, SC 29403

      Glenn Keyes Architects has been preserving historic residential, commercial, and ecclesiastical structures in Charleston for 35 years. We are a small firm devoting ourselves to personal working relationships with our clients who value the unique fabric and context of the Lowcountry. We have been honored to work on many of Charleston’s iconic buildings and to support the mission of the Preservation Society of Charleston.

    • HITT Contracting Inc.

      216 Seven Farms Drive, Charleston, SC 29492
      (843) 308-9400

      Driven by passion and united by purpose, HITT Charleston is the local office of a top-ranked national commercial general contractor providing quality construction management to the Lowcountry area. HITT provides clients with expert teams specializing in a wide variety of project types including base building, corporate interiors, government, healthcare, life sciences, hospitality, law firms, multifamily, technology, and commercial services. Our dedicated construction professionals are committed to delivering positive, seamless construction experiences for our clients and focus on every little detail to bring visions to life. To learn more about what HITT Contracting can do for your company, visit hitt.com/charleston

    • Hotel Bennett

      404 King St, Charleston, SC 29403
      (833) 313-1798

      Located on the fashionable King Street overlooking the historic Marion Square, Hotel Bennett perfectly blends unparalleled luxury with an unmatched setting of the country’s most beloved city. Voted America’s #1 Luxury Hotel. Stylish guestrooms and suites transcend traditional upscale accommodations with custom furnishings and designs that authentically reflect Charleston’s famed elegance and grace. Indulge in designer pedestal tubs, separate showers, luxurious bedding and local artwork, among many intricate and thoughtful nuances that embody the Hotel Bennett experience. Connoisseurs will be in awe of Hotel Bennett’s signature restaurant and bar, Gabrielle, serving Stylishly Southern cuisine that captures the spirit of Charleston through genuine hospitality, a lively indoor bar and dining room, as well as the city’s finest outdoor dining terrace. In addition to Gabrielle, enjoy the sophisticated Camellias Bar, Charleston’s premier Champagne lounge; the chic La Pâtisserie; and the rooftop lounge Fiat Lux.

    • Koozer Painting Inc.

      3036 Yachtsman Drive Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
      (843) 881-2212

      Koozer Painting Inc. has been specializing in Historic Renovations in Charleston for the last 28 years. We have had the pleasure of painting Drayton Hall, McLeod Plantation and countless other projects. We look forward to serving your needs. Look us up at koozerpainting.com

    • LFA Architecture has been serving Charleston clients since 2013, providing complete coordination of every aspect of the design and construction process, with the highest level of communication, from the initial dream to move-in day and beyond.  I have a passion for restoring historic homes to fit today’s families and lifestyles.  In addition to architecture and interior design expertise, I have a unique understanding of both historic homes and the construction industry. This comes from 20 years of working closely with contractors and craftsman on restoration projects around Charleston, performing services far beyond that of a typical architect.  Let me guide you through the restoration and renovation of your historic home, so that you can enjoy both the process and the finished product.

    • Lois Lane Properties

      9 Broad Street, Charleston, SC

      From distinctive period architecture, lively neighborhoods, and a thriving cultural scene to unspoiled coastal islands and beaches, Lowcountry living is inspired living. Let our team of experienced brokers help you find your place in Charleston to call home. View our properties at loislaneproperties.com.

    • Magee Ratcliff Construction


      Magee Ratcliff Construction, LLC is a full-service general contractor which focuses on Historic Restoration & Preservation, Residential Renovation & Additions, and Commercial Construction. Our staff has a combined 95 years in hands-on experience and takes pride in providing high-quality work that will stand the test of time. We are very fortunate to be part of preserving some of the City of Charleston’s greatest structures for future generations to enjoy and make sure we are taking all possible steps in order to do so on all of our projects. We welcome you to contact our firm should we be able to be of service. Contact 843-607-1873 or ryan@buildmrc.com

    • Maison Real Estate

      14 N Adgers Wharf Charleston, SC 29401

      Maison Real Estate’s singular mission is to provide the highest level of personal service to clients in the Charleston area market. A women-owned and operated boutique real estate brokerage, Maison’s professionals bring unrivaled expertise and intimate knowledge of the Charleston region. Our team understands the unique challenges and subtleties of the Charleston real estate market and leverages this insider knowledge to deliver the highest level of excellence and exceptional results for our clients. But beyond our expertise, Maison brings joie de vivre, powerful networks, exclusive listings, and innovative marketing strategies designed to exceed our clients’ expectations. We love what we do, and as our results prove, we’re good at it. Visit: maisonchs.com

    • MDI Luxury Design

      1557 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC, 29405

      MDI Luxury Design is a full-service interior design firm specializing in luxury residential design and historic renovations in the Charleston area. The ability to understand and exceed our clients’ expectations, combined with the highest level of organization, creativity, and attention to detail have made MDI one of Charleston’s most well-respected design firms for over 35 years.

    • MHK Architecture & Planning

      MHK Architecture is an architecture firm who helps successful and visionary people build their dream home with a process that is more enjoyable than they ever thought it could be. With offices in Florida, The Carolinas, and Colorado, MHK Architecture offers a stunning variety of architectural design styles that blend seamlessly into the coastal settings throughout Florida and the Low Country and scenic lakefront and mountain Vistas of Colorado and the Western Carolinas. From beautiful contemporary mountain style architecture to luxurious coastal and waterfront homes, our team has the capabilities to appeal to our clients’ individual design styles while blending the architecture with the beautiful topography of the regions they are looking to locate their home in.

    • The Middleton Group

      Based in North Charleston, The Middleton Group is an award-winning architecture and interior design studio that provides a variety of design services on an assortment of projects – like historic renovations, new restaurants and breweries. From initial site investigations to furniture and artwork design, The Middleton Group strives to provide exceptional service and make every project unique.

    • Founded in 2007, Remark works regionally on private gardens, commercial projects, public parks and institutional projects.  We collaborate with the client from the conceptual phase through construction to ensure a dynamic design and high-performance landscape. We are focused on innovative design and client service with an emphasis on sustainable practices.  We provide a full range of design services including feasibility studies, site analysis, master planning, construction documents, design guideline preparation, landscape management guidelines, and LEED certification coordination. We’d love to hear about your project, so please call us at 843.952.7817 or send us an email at studio@remarkstudiollc.com.

    • Rockwell Construction


      Rockwell Construction consistently and professionally meets our clients’ needs with innovative solutions from the planning of a project through punch out. We focus on quality, affordability, architectural character, and preserving historic integrity. Though our primary focus has been on distressed buildings and infill, capitalizing on our restoration expertise to capture high returns, we also specialize in home renovations, additions, home elevations, and new construction. An efficient and cost-conscious construction process is the most critical element to the success of these projects. We continue to utilize our strong network of colleagues as we foster and develop our relationships throughout the industry-from real estate agents and sub-contractors, to design professionals, preservation groups, as well as city staff at the Charleston Board of Architectural Review and building departments.

    • Tammy Connor Interior Design

      The understated beauty and ease of living created by Tammy Connor Interior Design comes from a deep knowledge of the history of design, business acumen, and innate Southern grace. Whether a charming mountain retreat, an expansive primary residence, an oceanfront getaway, an apartment on Central Park, a country club, or a horse farm in Virginia, the firm’s services are all-encompassing and provide inviting, comfortable, and exquisite interiors as a result. With roots and design studios in both Charleston and Birmingham, Tammy and her associates’ success stems from close partnerships and collaboration with each project’s architect, landscape architect, builders, and craftsmen. Tammy Connor Interior Design renders exquisite interiors that feel gracious, uncomplicated, and inviting. A dialog-driven design process met with clear business practices and stunning results make Tammy Connor Interior Design highly sought by discerning clients.

    • UpSouth was built upon the principles of hard work and dedication to the unique craft of preserving history. Founder and graduate of the American College of Building Arts, Eddie Stroud oversees every UpSouth project from start to finish. As a native Charlestonian, Eddie has an eye for Lowcountry style and has worked on many historic renovation projects in South and North Carolina. At UpSouth, our #1 goal is to breathe new life into each historic building we encounter by staying true to its original structure.  In addition to our historic preservation and masonry offerings, our team is certified in constructing new additions. Our unique service has helped many Charleston area residents. UpSouth is ready to help you complete your dream project. We are your trusted source in revitalizing your home, business, or property, both new and old! Visit upsouthllc.com or contact us at 843.614.3317 or info@upsouthllc.com

    • wertimer + cline

      Wertimer + Cline is a small firm working on projects in both the private and public realm.  Private residential landscapes constitute the majority of our work, and range in size and scope from smaller urban gardens to large country sites.  Our public projects include commercial and institutional landscapes, neighborhood master plans, parks, and streetscapes.  We’ve designed and implemented hundreds of landscapes over three decades. These years of experience inform our design decisions resulting in memorable landscape spaces.

    • William M. Bird & Co.

      Since 1865, William M. Bird has been providing its customers with innovative products and expert solutions. Our company’s success and staying power in an ever-changing marketplace can be attributed to the entrepreneurial spirit set forth by our founder, William M. Bird. From supplying materials to rebuild the South after the Civil War, transportation of whale oil for illuminating the city, and an original storefront located on East Bay Street, today the company is a leading floor covering distributor in the Southeast. We provide flooring retailers with the best products in the industry including hardware, luxury vinyl, waterproof, laminate, and rubber flooring. We offer a wide range of products and solutions for residential and commercial applications with special programs designed for the builder, architectural, and designer communities. Visit wmbird.com for more information.

    • William Means Real Estate


      Founded in 1933, William Means Real Estate is the most established real estate firm in Charleston and an exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate. Christie’s International Real Estate is the world’s leading expert on high-end real estate with a network of 900 offices in 49 countries worldwide. William Means continues to evolve with the latest innovations to remain at the forefront of the area’s real estate market. The firm has two offices – one on Broad Street in downtown Charleston and another in Mount Pleasant. For more information call 843.577.6651 or visit charlestonrealestate.com.