Saturday, October 22, 2011

I would live here: 46 Wentworth

I would move in tomorrow.

This unusual structure was originally part of a larger triple tenement building built in Ansonborough following a fire that devastated the neighborhood in 1838. The other part of the building was demolished in the 1950s leaving this slender classical temple. 

Historical information from Jonathan Poston's The Buildings of Charleston, photograph from HABS.


  1. Indeed. The awnings and chain link were banished when it was 'fixed up.' I would love to go inside and see if there was anything original left...