Library Of Congress
Library Of CongressPublic Domain ArchivePart of Not developed or endorsed by the Library of Congress
Bank of the United States, 80 Broad Street, Charleston, Charleston County, SC

Bank of the United States, 80 Broad Street, Charleston, Charleston County, SC



Significance: Charleston's City Hall is significant for many reasons. First, it is important for its original, graceful architectural design and its perfect execution of detail. It fits nobly into a highly distinguished group of early American public buildings. The United States Banks in Philadelphia, designed respectively by Samuel Blodgett and William Strickland, the Branch Banks, notably Bulfinch's work in Boston, William Jay's in Savannah, and Martin Thompson's in New York, make a splendid company. They were, and in their time so recognized, highly successful examples of architectural erudition, good design and scale suitable to the thriving cities of the new republic...
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-56
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1184
Survey number: HABS SC-76
Building/structure dates: 1801 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1882 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000964



Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Marigault, Gabriel
Gordon, Andrew
Reichardt, Charles F
Courtenay, William A
Lee, Thomas
Lafayette, Marquis De
Price, Virginia B, transmitter
Price, Virginia B, transmitter


Charleston, South Carolina, United States32.77663, -79.93086
Google Map of 32.7766287, -79.9308624


Library of Congress

Copyright info

No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted.

Library Of Congress

The objects in this archive are from Library of Congress - the nation’s first established cultural institution and the largest library in the world, with millions of items including books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library provides Congress, the federal government and the American people with a rich, diverse and enduring source of knowledge to inform, inspire and engage them and support their intellectual and creative endeavors.

Disclaimer: A work of the Library of Congress is "a work prepared by an officer or employee" of the federal government "as part of that person's official duties." In general, under section 105 of the Copyright Act, such works are not entitled to domestic copyright protection under U.S. law and are therefore in the public domain. This website is developed as a part of the world's largest public domain archive,, and not developed or endorsed by the Library of Congress,

Developed by GetArchive, 2015-2021