The Villa Margharita, built in 1895 on South Battery, is eye-catching at any time, but really looks great at night. Located across from White Point Garden, if it had been constructed 177 years earlier it would have had a front row seat for the hanging of Stede Bonnet, the Gentleman Pirate.
Just before dawn along Murray Boulevard, which is named after a Charleston native who was largely responsible for funding the reclamation and beautification efforts of the area which began in 1909.
…this simple dwelling was part of a much larger structure. Built in 1867 it was used as a hospital. In 1874, the hospital was split into two dwellings, and then around 1913 this one was moved a bit down the block to its current location on Lenwood Boulevard — from the corner of Tradd where it originally was built.