Freedman’s Cottages in Charleston among 20 to pick up Carolopolis Award for preservation
By Warren L. Wise email@example.com
Built in the late 1800s to meet Charleston’s increasing demand for housing, small houses between 300 and 500 square feet sprung up all across the upper peninsula in what may have been the first tract houses, a late 19th-century version of affordable housing. Read More.
66TH CAROLOPOLIS AWARDS
Award ceremony January 30, 2020
The historic Riviera Theater
What is the Carolopolis Award? At its core, the Carolopolis Award seeks to promote excellence in historic preservation through recognition of exceptional projects that protect the historic resources of Charleston and the Lowcountry. After more than 1,400 awards given, the Carolopolis Award has become as much a part of the fabric of the city as the buildings it honors. Today, Charleston is a much different city than when the Preservation Society awarded its first Carolopolis in 1953. The demands of preservation in Charleston have expanded and with it so too has the Carolopolis Award program.