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Patti Marinelli. Image courtesy of the University of South Carolina

2020 Preservation Leadership Award Winner: Patti Marinelli

By: Andrew Ramspacher

Patti Marinelli leads Cottontown's preservation efforts. Image courtesy of the University of South Carolina Each year, Historic Columbia presents Preservation Awards to celebrate the accomplishments of local property owners; professionals in the fields of architecture, construction and design; and leaders who champion preservation as an opportunity to support the Midlands’...

Dan Elswick, Preservation Award winner for Lifetime Achievement. Image courtesy of Elizabeth Johnson

2020 Preservation Award Winner: Dan Elswick

By: Andrew Ramspacher

Dan Elswick has had an award-worthy career in preservation. Image courtesy of Elizabeth Johnson Each year, Historic Columbia presents Preservation Awards to celebrate the accomplishments of local property owners; professionals in the fields of architecture, construction and design; and leaders who champion preservation as an opportunity to support the Midlands’...

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Documenting history: Local photographer steps ‘into a time machine’

By: Andrew Ramspacher

A slip on the keyboard turned powerful photographs into timeless art. And for that, Crush Rush is thankful. Rush, 32, has been a professional photojournalist for close to a decade in Columbia, his hometown. Skim through his popular Instagram account – over 7,400 followers and counting – and you’ll find...

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Throwback Thursday: Reconnecting with Old Favorites in the Video Archives

By: Andrew Ramspacher

With some extra time on our hands, we at Historic Columbia have been able to dig through the archives and connect with old friends. So, on this Throwback Thursday, sit back and enjoy a few of our favorite videos that can still be found on HC’s YouTube page. Hip Tags...