John Smith House

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Black and white photograph of the north side (front) elevation of the John Smith House located at 33 Broad Street.

Built c. 1787 by merchant John Smith, to be used as both his office and living space. His office was maintained on the first floor while his living quarters resided on the second and third floors. Constructed in the Georgian and Federal style, the storefront, designed in the Classic Revival style with fluted pilasters, was most likely added c. 1830 by James Gibson.

Photographer Charles N. Bayless, funded by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, photographed and recorded the Carolina Low Country between 1970 and 1988. The South Carolina Project took place between 1977 and 1979.