An important part of Historic Charleston Foundation's mission is to "educate the public about the benefits that are derived from preservation." Historic Charleston Foundation will continue to advocate for the preservation of Charleston and its Lowcountry environs.
HCF's statement to Planning Commission on 3X Zoning height designation.
HCF's position statement to BAR regarding Sergeant Jasper Tower in the Park proposal.
Position Statement regarding the Sergeant Jasper Planned Unit Development application.
Historic Charleston Foundation has cooperatively filed a Petition and Notice of Appeal with the Court of Common Pleas challenging the Board of Architectural Review's Preliminary approval of the Spaulding Paolozzi Center, also known as the Clemson Architecture Building, along with Preservation Society of Charleston, the Historic Ansonborough Neighborhood Association and the Charlestowne Neighborhood Association.
Historic Charleston Foundation did not support the current proposed design of the Spaulding Paolozzi Center due to how its proposed use of primary materials has changed since initial presentations.
Berkeley Electric Cooperative has proposed a 15 to 20-mile, 115-kilovolt transmission line that would extend from Winyah Bay in Georgetown, across the Santee River delta and through up to 11 acres of the Francis Marion National Forest to McClellanville.
In May 2014, meeting attendees heard from experts in other communities which have successfully tackled issues related to traffic, parking and mobility.
Cainhoy Plantation, a 9,000 acre former plantation that was annexed into the city of Charleston in 1991, is slated for a large, multi-phased development,
Cainhoy Plantation, a 9,000 acre former plantation annexed into the city of Charleston in 1991 is slated for a large, multi-phased development, the largest such development in the city’s history.
The Preservation Plan is the basis and criteria for Historic Charleston Foundation’s decisions when conducting design review.