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“the houses here are beautiful but this is a dangerous place”
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1983, this area remains charmingly well-preserved. Most of the buildings here were constructed between 1895-1925, and styles range from Greek Revival and Queen Anne to Colonial, Georgian and...more
During our first full day in Charleston (and the only one of four days that was sunny and warm), my spouse and I walked from our downtown hotel to the state capitol along the Kanawha River. The Historic East End is a 110-acre district that...More
I live here so I may have a bit of bias, but it is a friendly neighborhood. Even if you don't live here it s a beautiful place to just walk around and look at houses and gardens. It is especially beautiful in the spring....More
We enjoyed driving the historical district and seeing the unique architecture of the homes. I was amazed at how most of the homes do not sit perpendicular to the street, but are at an angle. Most seemed well kept with lots of for sale signs...More
If you're in town it's worth the time. We've traveled extensively and used to live in a town that is on the National Historic register so, while this area is pretty we've seen similarly pretty neighborhoods. Walk or drive it.
Century+ old goodness abounds. Many well maintained or lovingly restored with gardens, landscape accents, stained glass and the like.
Walk the long block of Lee street and go over and back Virginia Street, or vice-versa, and note all the house styles. End your journey with...More