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Clemson University

Master of Science in Historic Preservation Terminal Projects

2009

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Public Housing On Peninsular Charleston, South Carolina: A History Of Subsidized Housing, Jason Christopher Grismore Aug 2009

Public Housing On Peninsular Charleston, South Carolina: A History Of Subsidized Housing, Jason Christopher Grismore

Master of Science in Historic Preservation Terminal Projects

The purpose of this thesis is to document, analyze and provide a social and cultural history for twelve public housing communities to better understand the evolution of housing low income residents on the Charleston peninsula below the northern boundary of Mount Pleasant Street. There are five distinct categories of assisted housing, however this thesis primarily focuses on public housing, considered ‘projects.’ Mount Pleasant Street was chosen because it serves as a boundary between the Charleston peninsula and the industrial district of the Upper Peninsula. The survey of each property includes; date of construction, architects, contractors, structure type, building materials, time …


Preserving Preeminence Amidst Revitilization: The Role Of The Tharp House In The Restoration Of Falmouth, Jamaica, Matthew Pelz May 2009

Preserving Preeminence Amidst Revitilization: The Role Of The Tharp House In The Restoration Of Falmouth, Jamaica, Matthew Pelz

Master of Science in Historic Preservation Terminal Projects

In November of 2008, after years of negotiation, the Port Authority of Jamaica reached an agreement with Royal Caribbean to authorize the construction of a pier in the harbor of Falmouth, Jamaica. Respected for its collection of colonial architecture, Falmouth became slated as a “heritage destination” offering an alternative to the well-known Caribbean cruise experiences. However, the project is not a mere pilot program. The $224 million cost represented an incredible investment by the Jamaican government and Royal Caribbean has promised 400,000 visitors annually, a figure that would rank the town among the most frequented Caribbean cruise destinations.

After early …


From The Highlands To A Low Country: Assimilation Of Scottish Highland Settlers To Local Vernacular Building Traditions In North And South Carolina, Bridget Jean O'Brien May 2009

From The Highlands To A Low Country: Assimilation Of Scottish Highland Settlers To Local Vernacular Building Traditions In North And South Carolina, Bridget Jean O'Brien

Master of Science in Historic Preservation Terminal Projects

In recent years several early Scottish dwellings in North and South Carolina have been lost by fire, neglect, or dismantlement. Several buildings of this nature were saved by local preservation groups and private citizens and have since been stabilized and restored. Eight early farm dwellings of Scottish settlers in North and South Carolina were chosen to be studied and analyzed to determine if Scottish vernacular building types were brought to the American colonies in the late 18th and early 19th century.

Before looking at Scottish dwellings in North and South Carolina a study of traditional Highland architecture is necessary to …


The Documentation Of Lawson's Pond Plantation And The Craftsmanship Employed In Upper St. John's Parish, Berkeley County, South Carolina, Jeremy Eugene Bradham May 2009

The Documentation Of Lawson's Pond Plantation And The Craftsmanship Employed In Upper St. John's Parish, Berkeley County, South Carolina, Jeremy Eugene Bradham

Master of Science in Historic Preservation Terminal Projects

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