Overgrown with a tangle of fragrant jasmine, this Church Street gate beckons to passersby even as it offers privacy to those in the garden beyond.
The widely spaced bars of the gate of the Calhoun Mansion, built circa 1876, invite those who stroll by to admire its Italianate facade and manicured garden.
Charleston’s craftsmen transformed bands of iron into sinuous forms like the rosette, spirals, and S-curves of this gate.
This scene combines the harmonious textures of moss-covered brick, variegated masonry, and painted iron that characterize Charleston’s historic lanes.
A white picket gate complements the wooden railings and columns of a neoclassical porch.
The renowned interiors expert explores the Holy City’s unique style lexicon, from the late 17th century to the present