Richland County SC Cultural Resources Inventory Listing
927 Gervais Street
927 Gervais Street Columbia SC
Historic District: West Gervais Street Historic District
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Description: The structure located at 927 Gervais Street is significant because of its architectural design, which contributes to the overall architectural character of Columbia's West Gervais Street Historic District. This two-story brick building was constructed circa 1911 as a dry goods wholesale store.

Historic Information
Year Built: c.1911 Acres:
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Historic Register: No Year: NR#:
National Historic Landmark: No

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Period of Significance: 20th Century
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Historical Topics: Architecture, West Gervais Street Historic District
The structure located at 927 Gervais Street is significant because of its architectural design, which contributes to the overall architectural character of Columbia's West Gervais Street Historic District.

This two-story brick building was constructed circa 1911 as a dry goods wholesale store. The first story has four brick pilasters with granite bases and capitals framing a central entrance and its flanking display areas. The second story has three paired one-over-one sash windows with granite sills and alternating granite and brickwork surrounds. A projecting metal cornice with brackets is located above the second-story windows. A stepped parapet with granite coping and a central brick balustrade is on the roofline. An original second story balcony, a first floor cornice, and the original first-floor doors and windows have been removed and new doors and windows have been installed between the brick pilasters. The interior of the building has also been remodeled.

The structure was entered into the National Register of Historic Places as a contributing property under the "West Gervais Street Historic District," nomination of 1983.
Thematic Resource: http://historicrichlandcountysc.com/DataImages/CulturalHistoric/0000000132_nrd.pdf
Primary Historic Use / Function: : Commercial
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Present Uses / Functions: Commercial Occupancy:
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Space Available: No Commercial Office Residential
Source: National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form; South Carolina Department of Archives and History (digital images)
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Columbia, South Carolina