Jan
29

Group Urges the Preservation of Bull St. Buildings

By
– The State

Preservationists have begun a push to protect up to 15 buildings at the State Hospital campus on Bull Street in downtown Columbia that the state is selling.

“These buildings represent 160 years of South Carolina history,” said Michael Bedenbaugh, executive director of the Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation. “And this site is not only important to Columbia and South Carolina, but the nation as well.”

Under a 2005 plan, the sale of the sprawling 181-acre campus — the largest in-town tract open for development in Columbia — would pave the way for hundreds of homes, offices and stores.

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