Why Palladium - Kip Dillihay II

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Each month, Historic Columbia introduces one of its Palladium members. This series is designed to highlight individuals from HC’s dynamic group of diverse professionals.
Don't forget! Palladium's new quarterly Home History Raffle is open for new and renewing Palladium Members. Join or renew your membership with Palladium by April 30, 2021 and you’ll be entered in the raffle with a chance to win research of your property or family property. Research could include construction date, architect profile, owner history, significant events, and more.
 
Meet Kip Dillihay II.

How long have you been involved with Palladium?

Five-plus years as a member.

Where are you originally from?

Columbia, SC.

What is your current profession and the name of the organization in which you work?

Real estate Broker, Team Creech & Creed Serviced by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Tell us, in your own words, why you became a member of Palladium.

Desire to give back and assist in the promotion and continued preservation and education of the historic properties in the Columbia DMA.

What is your favorite part about Palladium membership?

Interaction with other members.

Why is history cool to you?

It's the story of how "we" became "us". History has so much to teach us about who we are and where we come from.

What's your favorite moment in history and/or a historical figure that inspires you?

The election of Barack Obama.

What is your favorite building in Columbia?

Hampton-Preston Mansion.

What is the most inspirational program to you, that Historic Columbia is focused on?

Renovation Rodeo.