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HC Service Award winner Pat Itter hands out candy at Trunk or Treat event.

Announcing winners of 21st annual Volunteer Awards

By: Staff, Historic Columbia

HC Service Award winner Pat Itter hands out candy at Trunk or Treat event. Historic Columbia is happy to announce the winners of this year’s Volunteer Awards. For the past two decades, Historic Columbia has recognized the dedication of time and energy of its volunteer crew. While the traditional luncheon...

Watch Jubilee online

How to watch the 2020 Jubilee: Festival of Black History & Culture

By: Staff, Historic Columbia

A Jubilee like you’ve – literally – never seen before is coming Saturday! While we’d love for you to be joining us at the Mann-Simons Site and enjoying an in-person celebration of Black history and culture, the current times have forced us to make a few tweaks in order to...

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’...

1701 Pendleton Street home in Columbia, S.C. Historic Columbia collection

2020 Preservation  Award Winner: 1701 Pendleton Street

By: John Sherrer, Director of Cultural Resources

1701 Pendleton Street. Image Courtesy of Historic Columbia collection 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’ economy and culture. These awards...

Cupola installation at Ebenezer Lutheran Church in Columbia, S.C. Image courtesy of Ebenezer Church

2020 Preservation  Award Winner: Ebenezer Lutheran Chapel

By: John Sherrer, Director of Cultural Resources

Cupola installation at Ebenezer Lutheran Chapel. Image courtesy of Ebenezer Church 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’ economy and culture...

The Arcade Building in Columbia, S.C. Image courtesy of Peach Properties

2020 Preservation  Award Winner: The Arcade Building

By: John Sherrer, Director of Cultural Resources

The Arcade Building is once again a downtown destination. Image courtesy of Peach Properties 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’...

house at 819 maple street

2020 Preservation  Award Winner: 819 Maple Street

By: John Sherrer, Director of Cultural Resources

819 Maple Street. Image courtesy of Sarah and Hoyt Burnett 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’ economy and culture. These...

USC's Chemistry Lab. Image courtesy of Jacob Ruzensky

2020 Preservation  Award Winner: UofSC’s Chemistry Lab

By: John Sherrer, Director of Cultural Resources

USC's Chemistry Lab. Image courtesy of Lekita Hargrave 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’ economy and culture. These awards are...

Claussen's Bakery and Boutique Studio Apartments

2020 Preservation  Award Winner: Claussen's Apartments

By: John Sherrer, Director of Cultural Resources

Claussen's Bakery Building. Image Courtesy of Historic Columbia Collection 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’ economy and culture. These awards...