Skip to content

A Feast of History: Chatham County Marches to the National Register Once Again

August 29, 2013

Typical Pine Gardens Streetscape (Photograph by Charlie Miller, HPD)

A Feast of History: Chatham County Marches to the National Register Once Again

Two individual buildings and two full neighborhoods in Chatham County were unanimously supported by the Georgia National Register Review Board to be nominated to the National Register of Historic Places.  The Bordley Cottage-Beach View Hotel on Tybee and the Drayton Arms Apartments were the two individual nominations.  Kensington Park-Groveland Historic District and Pine Gardens Historic District were the two neighborhoods.  All the nominations expand our traditional sense of historical significance to include the likes of hotels and beach architecture, FHA-approved mixed-use apartment houses, mid-century architecture, working-class housing, and even the first neighborhood in Savannah to include an automobile-based shopping plaza.  It was my pleasure to write the nomination for Pine Gardens, with the assistance of long-time neighborhood residents and many students over several years, as well as to be on the review board to support these fine nominations overall.

While Chatham County received the lion’s share of attention, other nominations included the Suwanee Historic District, the William and Jane Levitt House in Macon, and the Riverside Club-Magnolia Club in West Point.  These are all fine structures with fascinating stories and richly deserve your visits and attention.  If I have learned one thing from my multiple terms on the review board, it is just how interesting a state we have–if you get off the interstates!

23 Comments leave one →
  1. September 6, 2013 12:08 am

    Thanks for sharing your info. I truly appreciate your efforts and I will be waiting for your further write ups thank you once again.


  2. January 20, 2014 1:59 am

    I really like what you guys are up too. This sort of clever work and coverage!
    Keep up the excellent works guys I’ve incorporated you guyys
    to blogroll.


  3. January 23, 2014 4:13 pm

    I like the valuable information you suoply on your articles.
    I will bookmark our blog annd take a look at again here frequently.
    I am relatively certain I’ll be informed plenty
    of new stuff right here! Goodd luck for the following!


  4. January 26, 2014 1:12 pm

    Hello, Neat post. Therе is a problem with youur wաeb ѕite in weeb explorer, ѡould tes this?

    IE still is the marketplace chief and a huge component to other people will omit your wondedrful writing due to
    this problem.


  5. February 2, 2014 5:11 pm

    I write a comment whenever I like a post on a site or if I have something to valuable to contribute to the
    discussion. Usually it is a result of the passion communicated in the post I looked at.
    And on this post A Feast of History: Chatham County Marches to the National Register Once Again | Exploring the Built Environment.
    I was moved enough to post a comment 😉 I do have a couple of questions for
    you if you do not mind. Is it just me or does it give the impression like some of
    these responses appear as if they are left by brain dead individuals?
    😛 And, if you are posting on additional places, I’d
    like to follow anything fresh you have to post. Would you make a list
    every one of your shared sites like your linkedin profile,
    Facebook page or twitter feed?


  6. February 14, 2014 6:57 am

    Neatt Ƅlog! Is your themе custom mwde or did yyou dοwnload iit from somewhere?

    A design like yours with a few simple tweeks would reallʏ make my blog stand
    oսt. Please lett mee know where you got your design.


  7. March 6, 2014 2:15 am

    I blog quite often and I genuinely appreciate your content.
    This article has truly peaked my interest.

    I’m going to take a note of your site and keep checking for new information about once a week.
    I opted in for your Feed too.


  8. May 9, 2014 9:47 am

    The hemorrhoid is actually removed during the surgery. The Hemorrhoid Treat System can be conducted with little sedation and can be finished within 20 minutes. It was aforementioned that poor diet can be the culprit in causing it.


  9. May 15, 2014 4:51 pm

    Treatment of genital herpes depends on whether the treatment is for recurrent infection or for the first time. This is something that you should do the moment you start feeling and seeing the symptoms. However, the most common visible symptoms of herpes include the following:.


  10. May 17, 2014 2:54 pm

    Therefore, you may be rest assured that ayurveda for psoriasis is
    the only available remedy to get rid of this skin disease.
    with various ointments or creams, including corticosteroids,
    a synthetic form of vitamin D3,. After six months of a gluten-free diet, my psoriasis
    is now just red spots with a few dry skin patches, as seen in the picture with this article.


  11. July 5, 2014 9:02 am

    In moments with extreme contrasts, for example vibrant, sunlit clouds along with a foreground deep in shadow, back in the day very difficult to render the textures of either. All of these products have already been reviewed individually here in the Digital Photography Channel. Nikon Digital SLRs combine the latest in technology with ease of use to produce incredible digital images and videos.


  12. July 6, 2014 1:50 pm

    I’m a strong believer in cruelty-free products,
    no matter what it is. After harvesting the
    barley,the cellular activators are extracted from the seeds under stringent quality control and precise tests off efficacy
    are performed before use and sales. One drop per eye, applied nightly
    will help with those undereye wrinkles.


  13. July 7, 2014 2:59 pm

    SGT Michael Volkin is the author of The Ultimate Basic Training Guidebook: Tips, Tricks,
    and Tactics for Boot Camp Survival. If it’s too late for that, massaging the
    feet will help bring circulation to the muscles of
    the foot and will help them heal. However, it is not only
    your musculature which loses its condition as the result
    of injury.


  14. July 7, 2014 4:38 pm

    To start with, see if it is possible to sell your car or cars. Recent times have noticed a massive increase the realm of computerized thermostats, nest looks to turn bradenton surrounding. With higher gas prices, limit the daily driving you do.


  15. July 8, 2014 8:40 pm

    Everything seems to have a slightly bluish tinge to it, most noticeable when you’re looking at light grey areas. 5 hour battery life you aren’t going to find anything that lasts longer on one charge and is still able to offer a full range of applications and net connectivity. If the system is just in sleep mode then the resume time is instant.


  16. July 23, 2014 6:40 am

    And then, though, as he handed Hazard his link phu
    dafabet main priority.


  17. August 4, 2014 4:14 am

    First of all, one needs to install an app on one’s Android-powered phone (Nikon’s wi-fi adapter is nly compatible with Android) to get the adapter to work in the first place. While camera makers are quick to release sample photos with their textual press releases, can anyone believe the claims. Personally, i feel Miracle motion remote ought to be vitamins towards the mainstream full functional remote.


  18. August 4, 2014 5:07 pm

    Both cameras are virtually identical in performance through ISO 800, with the T4i perhaps having the slightest of edges in sharpness. Clever Scene Examination presents excellent, stable exposure even in ailments with alterations in lighting which include within a concert hall. Xmas came early for me this year when my significant other bought everyone a Cannon Rebel EOS for my birthday.


  19. August 5, 2014 7:14 am

    However, all of the digital products including Samsung Galaxy Tab as well, which use memory card to store your data or files, such as videos, images or audio files, so human operation would make data lost on Galaxy Tab accidently. 1 feels excellent within the hand not like the Motorola Xoom and the Acer Iconia A500. Like the Apple i – Pad Keyboard Dock listed above, the Logitech Android Keyboard has many tablet-friendly features.


  20. August 6, 2014 9:59 am

    Third, let’s say you are not satisfied with the camera that you purchased and you decide to change. The Canon products are not only high in quality but also available in worthwhile cost range. It’s slightly different in terms of look and design, but in terms of functionality the only improvement is a digital zoom.


  21. August 12, 2014 6:41 am

    The hypnotist may repeat specific phrases discussing the unhealthy nature of smoking, and he or she may give certain cues that help the person contend with his or her cravings. The advanced receiver supports up to 1 GHz of downstream data. You’ll find that the SB6121 belongs to the Motorola’s DOCSIS 3.


  22. August 22, 2014 4:52 am

    Introduction – Cameras are used for the purpose of capturing the precious moments of your life and to cherish them for a long time. The main purpose of a home heater is to get warmth that is safe and healthy. In terms of price, which is the most important aspect, the D5100 fits in really well attracting around $900.


  23. August 29, 2014 10:35 am

    It scans in color, doesn’t take up too much space, and is quite durable for office use. After all, cell phones are used for just about everything these days. The other major drawback I found with such a unit is the fact that it is only for MACs at the moment.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: