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"Post & Courier" editorial: Proposal is too large and dense for Jasper site

2/24/2015
Editorial by Chief Preservation Officer for Historic Charleston Foundation, Winslow Hastie.

"Post & Courier": Charleston groups sue over approval of Clemson architecture center's design

7/24/2014
The 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, Ansonborough Homeowners Associaiton and Charlestowne Neighborhood Association.

"Post & Courier" article: Mobility expert envisions a peninsula more friendly to pedestrians and bicyclists

7/10/2014
Mobility expert, Gabe Klein, envisions the future of transportation on the Charleston peninsula.

Economic Impact of 2014 Spring Festival of Houses & Gardens and Antiques Show exceeds $6.6 million

7/1/2014
Economic Impact of 2014 Spring Festival of Houses & Gardens and Antiques Show exceeds $6.6 million

Virgin-Atlantic Blog: The Gardens of Charleston

5/22/2014
Charleston has been described as a city set in a garden, and it’s easy to see why. No matter the season, greenery and flowers envelop Charleston in a lovely mix of artful design and haphazard beauty.

"Post & Courier" article: Nobody goes to the peninsula anymore; it's too crowded

5/18/2014
There's no denying that downtown Charleston is getting more crowded every year. Scores of people move in weekly, the colleges grow annually and the current tourist season runs about 365 days.

"Post & Courier" article: How will Charlestonians get around in 2030

5/15/2014
"After the first car appeared on Charleston's streets in 1899, city government quickly banned it as a public nuisance."

"Charleston Regional Buisness Journal" article: Forum to examine...

5/12/2014
Several transportation experts will discuss the region’s traffic, parking and mobility issues at a forum Tuesday night in downtown Charleston.

"Post & Courier" article: How will Charleston residents get around...

5/12/2014
Charleston's peninsula is expected to add 25,000 residents in the next 15 years, but few believe there's room for that many more new cars.

"Post & Courier" editorial: Tourism Lessons From Afar

5/11/2014
'As Charleston gets serious about reviewing its tourism management plan, there's a new documentary that might be of interest. "Bye Bye Barcelona" addresses what is being called "uncontrolled tourism" in Europe's fourth-biggest tourist destination, and the picture is not pretty."

"Associated Press" story: Charleston-World Heritage story

4/9/2014
Charleston is seeking World Heritage status from the United Nations.

Historic Charleston Foundation Joins Charleston World Heritage Coalition as Lead Member

4/8/2014
Historic Charleston Foundation has joined the Charleston World Heritage Coalition (CWHC), a nonprofit organization dedicated to obtaining UNESCO (United National Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) World Heritage status for the city’s community and religious architecture.

Press Release from the City: Tourism Management Committee & Forum

3/31/2014
The committee is chaired by Katharine S. Robinson, President and C.E.O. of Historic Charleston Foundation. The committee began meeting in February and is expected to complete its work by the end of 2014.

"Post & Courier" article: Festival of Houses and Gardens

3/29/2014
With 60-plus years of house and garden tours under their belts, the folks at the Historic Charleston Foundation know enough not to tamper with success.

"Fox News": 5 must-do spring events in Charleston, S.C.

3/28/2014
The South is a glorious place in springtime, and captivating Charleston, S.C., steeped in history with its antebellum plantations and hundreds-of-years-old homes, is no exception.

"My Charleston Today" video: Sneak Peak of Charleston Antiques Show

3/20/2014
In today's My Charleston Today webcast, Warren Peper gives you a sneak peak of some of the many treasures from the past on display at the 11th annual Charleston Antiques Show at Memminger Auditorium.

"Charleston Mercury" article:Featuring Festival and Charleston Antiques Show

3/1/2014
The season that puts Charleston on overload is here ‑ if you are ready or not. Three major events stir up the fine arts market: The Charleston Art & Antiques Forum; Historic Charleston Foundation’s spring Festival of Houses and Gardens and HCF’s Charleston Antique Show.

Cainhoy Plantation zoning plan passes

2/7/2014
Cainhoy Plantation zoning plan passes Charleston's planning commission

Tourism Management Plan Advisory Committee

2/6/2014
Kitty Robinson, Historic Charleston Foundation's President and CEO, Chairs Tourism Management Plan Advisory Committee

Postition Statement regarding Cainhoy development

2/6/2014
Deferring the master plan PUDs being presented tonight will provide more time for the owners and the community to work on an adequately detailed master plan for the southern half of the property.

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