These wonderful window boxes are on the Patrick O’Donnell House (aka O’Donnell’s Folly) on King Street. The largest Italianate house in Charleston, it will always be linked to President Barack in that he directly referred to the house’s amazing piazzas in his first presidential election night acceptance speech:
This layered view of Charleston is along Tradd Street, just before the corner of King Street. Across the street is a house that was built in 2003. Before that, one of the last businesses operating South of Broad was located there — a gas station (the Fort Sumter Filling Station) that was built in the 1930’s.