45 King: A Story of the Southern Home

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Deluca, Paul Matthew Webb (2014)
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Subject: Architecture | Single House Type | Charleston | American South | LD5655.V855 2014.D458

The house at 45 King St. in Charleston, South Carolina is more than a home. It is a story of the home. A story told through history, through a vision exhibited in architectural drawings, and through the social heritage closest to my heart. 45 King is a story for the South; the story of its grandeur, its climate, its natural beauty, its hospitality, its comfort, and its veils. It is a story that was told yesterday and one that is still told today. Like an oral history, the telling of it may change over time. The story changes as people change. The economy changes, the land develops, technology rolls ahead, and the story which was informed by a heritage of living history begins to take a modern form. 45 King is today's story of the Southern home. MARCH
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