Photo, Print, Drawing Thomas Rose House, 59 Church Street, Charleston, Charleston County, SC
About this Item
- Thomas Rose House, 59 Church Street, Charleston, Charleston County, SC
- Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
- Rose, Thomas
- Simons, Albert
- Arzola, Robert R, program manager
- Leifeste, Amalia, faculty sponsor
- Wilson, Meredith, field team
- Leeds, Jennifer, field team
- Bayless, Charles N, photographer
- National Endowment for the Arts, sponsor
Created / Published
- Documentation compiled after 1933
- - Georgian architectural elements
- - double houses
- - iron balconies
- - pediments
- - cypress
- - paneling
- - porches
- - domestic life
- - South Carolina -- Charleston County -- Charleston
Latitude / Longitude
- - 2017 Leicester B. Holland Prize, Entry
- - Significance: The Thomas Rose House is an excellent example of Georgian architecture on the Charleston peninsula and exemplifies a typical Charleston "double house" plan. Originally, the entrance of the house was located on the east facade, facing the street, along with a second floor door and a small iron balcony. Between the 1820s and 1830s, the entrance was moved to the south facade where a typical Charleston piazza was erected. The second floor iron balcony on the east facade was removed. The piazza entrance is flanked by two engaged half round Tuscan columns and topped by a triangular pediment. The Thomas Rose House shows great integrity including the retention of the original floor to ceiling cypress paneling found in the first floor reception room and dining room, as well as the second floor drawing room. In 1929, the Charleston architect, Albert Simons, made modifications to the residence including connecting the detached kitchen to the main house.
- - Survey number: HABS SC-436
- - Building/structure dates: 1929 Subsequent Work
- - Building/structure dates: after. 1820- before. 1839 Subsequent Work
- - National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 70000892
- Photo(s): 3
- Measured Drawing(s): 1
- Photo Caption Page(s): 1
Call Number/Physical Location
- HABS SC,10-CHAR,246-
- Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
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- Arzola, Robert R
- Bayless, Charles N
- Historic American Buildings Survey
- Leeds, Jennifer
- Leifeste, Amalia
- National Endowment for the Arts
- Rose, Thomas
- Simons, Albert
- Wilson, Meredith
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Chicago citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, Thomas Rose, Albert Simons, Robert R Arzola, Amalia Leifeste, Meredith Wilson, Jennifer Leeds, and Sponsor National Endowment For The Arts, Bayless, Charles N, photographer. Thomas Rose House, 59 Church Street, Charleston, Charleston County, SC. South Carolina Charleston Charleston County, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/sc0464/.
APA citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, C., Rose, T., Simons, A., Arzola, R. R., Leifeste, A., Wilson, M. [...] National Endowment For The Arts, S., Bayless, C. N., photographer. (1933) Thomas Rose House, 59 Church Street, Charleston, Charleston County, SC. South Carolina Charleston Charleston County, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/sc0464/.
MLA citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, et al., photographer by Bayless, Charles N. Thomas Rose House, 59 Church Street, Charleston, Charleston County, SC. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/sc0464/>.