We advocate for all neighborhoods, parks, gardens, historic buildings and the memories they’re made of – and help make the vital decisions that move us all forward.Why We Preserve
Preservation in Action
Easements are a successful tool that help protect a historic property by safeguarding its historic character, materials and significance.Read More
The goal of the Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative is to stabilize neighborhoods by securing the future of their historic structures and community.Read More
To protect the cultural character of our neighborhoods, we’ve embarked upon a housing affordability initiative.Read More
Archaeological digs help answer questions about Charleston’s history that documentary records alone cannot provide.Read More
We’ve been at the forefront of efforts to protect the nationally significant historic Ashley River Corridor and lead the expansion of the National Register-designated Ashley River Historic District from approximately 7,000 to 24,000 acres.Read More
We were the first organization in the country to develop a revolving fund as a preservation strategy.Read More
Aiken-Rhett House & Nathaniel Russell House
This September, join us at the Aiken-Rhett House Museum for a fun Family Day event benefitting Historic Charleston Foundation! This community-focused event will have something for every member of the...
Dark History: Tragic Love and Tragic Loss Candlelight Tours of the Aiken-Rhett House Museum Guests are invited to deviate from the normal offerings at the Aiken-Rhett House, and step into some...
The most anticipated event of the year is right around the corner! On Friday, October 27th, join PreserVISIONist members at the annual Soirée at the historic Nathaniel Russell House Museum! The...