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Tradd Street

Tradd Street

One of our most recent house histories.

Custom built cedar shutters

Custom built cedar shutters

Cedar shutters built from scratch for a house in Charleston's historic district.

Nineteenth Century farmstead

Nineteenth Century farmstead

A current documentation project: circa 1875 farmstead and outbuildings in Orangeburg County.

11 Church Street

11 Church Street

The cover from a recent house history booklet.

Georgian Style custom Cabinet

Georgian Style custom Cabinet

This built in cabinet was created for a client in Ravenel, South Carolina with a passion for Williamsburg interiors.

Custom designed bridge

Custom designed bridge

This bridge spans a tidally influenced creek in a large backyard West of the Ashley. We even designed a miniature bridge for the front yard!

Bathroom renovation

Bathroom renovation

New vanity, wall finish, beadboard, and tile work for a dated 1960s bathroom.

19th century marble mantle

19th century marble mantle

This mantle had been moved from a downtown Charleston home in the and installed in a new house in the 1940s. We extracted it, fully intact, and crated it for re-installation before the house was lost.

Renovated parlor, 1921 Cottage

Renovated parlor, 1921 Cottage

We hand stripped ten coats of paint off of the original trim work, installed an oak floor to match the rest of the house, repaired the original bead board and plaster walls, then repainted with period accurate colors.

Bathroom remodel

Bathroom remodel

Updated a 1980s bathroom with custom tile work, new shower stall, and marble counter tops.

Ship Yard Creek

Ship Yard Creek

A rare find at the Charleston Deeds office, this is an original hand tinted plat.

18th century rice berms and ditches

18th century rice berms and ditches

These landscape features were identified on an archaeological reconnaissance on a southern Charleston County plantation site.

Late 19th century water wheel

Late 19th century water wheel

These remains of a water wheel for a grist mill were located in Greenville County, South Carolina.

 Products and Services:

House Histories and property research

Board of Architectural Review research

Preservation/ building maintenance plans
National Register Nominations

Architectural history

Land Use Histories

Guest lectures
General carpentry work

Window sash restoration

Trim carpentry and cabinetry

Genealogical and historical Research

Building pathology and material documentation

And much more!

  Proprietor: Christina Rae Butler, M.A.

Contact us: c.rae.butler [at] gmail.com, 843-469-9623

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