Thursday, October 8, 2009


Charleston, South Carolina, USA.
In historic downtown Charleston there are houses that are current residences still.  These establishments are some are 250-300 years old.  Many are maintained and refurbished in like original condition.  But some face structural challenges as result of ground stability and weathering.  This is one of my favorite doors near Battery Park.  It has been maintained in a shifting and natural state.  It look clean and sound... but it is crooked.  The door is hung level but the porch and frame have shifted considerably over two centuries.  What a feat to see first hand.


  1. indeed. it is fantastic area to walk in. Historic Charleston has a wonderful preservation society and very strict rules for maintaining authenticity of the area. It's maybe 10 X 15 city blocks? It is truly beautiful and amazing.