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Jan 31, 2023

Midlands Tech signs architecture agreement with Clemson University

Midlands Technical College and Clemson University have formally signed a transfer articulation agreement for architecture students.

Jun 22, 2022

Center to consolidate advocacy, education for SC architecture

Preserving South Carolina's architectural heritage is one mission of the South Carolina Architectural Foundation and the state chapter of the American Institute of Architects, and a new showplace designed to highlight that ongoing

Jun 13, 2022

$500,000 grant to help preserve historic Benedict College building

Benedict College will use a $500,000 grant from the National Park Service to continue rehabilitation efforts at Morgan Hall, the oldest building in the college's historic district. Morgan Hall, constructed in

May 25, 2022

Architecture firm names new COO

McMillan Pazdan Smith, an architecture firm locations in Columbia and throughout the state, has named a new COO. Mark Gettig previously served as the president of LifeMade, a division of Greer-based manufacturer

Feb 16, 2022

Singular sanctuary: Transformation of Rosewood Church continues

Garvin Design Group, Boyer Construction and Cason Development Group are creating one of downtown Columbia's most distinctive luxury apartment complexes. The project is expected to be ready for

Feb 14, 2022

BullStreet Laundry Building almost ready for leasing

The Laundry Building, the oldest surviving service building on the BullStreet District campus, has undergone renovations overseen by Avant Holdings and is expected to be ready for retail tenants by

Dec 6, 2021

New Historic Columbia project takes root

A collaboration between Historic Columbia and a local philanthropic organization will help visitors to one of the city's most distinguished landmarks learn more about the property from the ground up. Starting next spring

Oct 4, 2021

Oct. 5 to be proclaimed Hotel Trundle Day

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin will issue a proclamation declaring Oct. 5 Hotel Trundle Day during Tuesday's city council meeting. The boutique hotel was also recently named one of the country's top 5 historic hotels by USA Today.

Jul 29, 2021

Historic Main Street property converted to apartment complex

Cason Development Group and Cohn Corp. are expected to start work in August on restoring and renovating 1813 Main St. for 28-30 market-rate apartments.

Jun 22, 2021

New coworking option open in downtown Columbia

Expansive celebrated the official launch of its new space at 1122 Lady St. earlier this month. The nationwide company owns the building, which it says provides flexibility for its clients.

Jun 22, 2021

New Starbucks store to focus on community

A Starbucks Community Store is planned for 2509 Forest Drive. The location, set to open in early August, will offer coffee along with education, workforce development and job creation programs.

Jun 21, 2021

Ellington Park celebrating grand opening today

The 20-acre public park in the BullStreet District is named for noted Columbia architect and builder Page Ellington, a former enslaved man who helped design buildings for the S.C. State Hospital complex.