Nathaniel Russell House

51 Meeting St., Charleston, South Carolina

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Nathaniel Russell House

1. Historic American Buildings Survey Photographer C.O Greene September 1940 SOUTHEAST ELEVATION

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Description 

This three story brick residence, built about 1809 by a wealthy South Carolina merchant, is an excellent example of Federal style architecture, with delicate, intricate interior detail typifying the mature American Adamesque manner. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, November 7, 1973

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 19, 1971
Reference number
71000750
NR name
Russell, Nathaniel, House
Architectural styles
Other architectural type; Federal; Adamesque
Areas of significance
Education; Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Museum
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1800-1824; 1825-1849
Significant year
1809

Update Log 

  • July 23, 2014: New Street View added by Michael Miller

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