Sam Herin’s love of brick and mortar surfaced at a young age. As an ambitious first-grader, he proudly proclaimed to his mother that he was going to be an architect. Decades later, he has fulfilled his childhood dream, designing buildings that are easy on the eyes and the Earth’s resources. Stubbs Muldrow Herin Architects, located on Hibben Street in the Old Village, is a … [Read more...]
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A Chat with Mayor Linda Page about the New Mount Pleasant Town Hall
On Monday, July 24, Publisher Bill Macchio speaks to Mayor Linda Page on our “Mondays with Mount Pleasant” segment on Lowcountry Live about the new Mount Pleasant Town Hall.
When a new building rises out of the ground, whether it’s a hotel, a business or government office, people often don’t realize the numerous and tedious steps taken to complete such a project. It’s a delicate partnership between the general contractor and numerous subcontractors, each with their own skill set and designated tasks they are hired to complete. In the case of the … [Read more...]
The town of Mount Pleasant has a historical lineage that shines brighter than the luminescence of an oyster shell under the midday sun. For centuries, it has served as a place where families can grow, agriculture can thrive and community can flourish. This plot of land overlooking the Cooper River has withstood hurricanes, battles and floods. It has grown in size, economy and … [Read more...]
If a picture really is worth a thousand words, imagine how many words are conveyed from an intricately designed 3-D model. One talented Wando High School graduate was given the opportunity to make such a model of the new Mount Pleasant Town Hall – and she did not disappoint. Harrison Novak, a junior at Clemson when the new building was completed, was double majoring in her … [Read more...]
Even with its modern thermal windows and high-tech design, the new Mount Pleasant Town Hall gives a nostalgic nod to the Lowcountry’s past, mixing 21st century architecture with 19th century technique. Before the first plans were drawn, town officials looked to the community and at its history for ideas on the appearance of the new building, down to the color of the brick. A … [Read more...]