Consolidated Building

1326-1330 Main St., Columbia, South Carolina

Photos 

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey

Map 

Street View 

Description 

The Consolidated Building has an intricately detailed glazed and colored terra cotta facade that is unique in Columbia, South Carolina. It is constructed of polychrome terra cotta and has a cartouche containing the date of construction above the central window. On the far sides of the building are colonettes with a geometrical design. An elaborate decorative frieze features fleur-de-lis motif with overhanging section with trefoils. The parapet contains the word "Consolidated" and has pierced quatrefoils. The awnings and balcony over the central doorway were removed and Jackson Camera Center occupies the right storefront. Consolidated Building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. -- Historic American Buildings Survey

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 2, 1979
Reference number
79003373
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Business
Current function
Business
Period of significance
1900-1924
Significant years
ca. 1900; 1912

Update Log 

  • October 8, 2014: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • July 7, 2012: Imported photos from HABS/HAER

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