In Charleston, many of the homes are known as "Charleston singles," a fact I learned from my awesome septuagenarian tour guide Randy
In Charleston, the porches are built down the sides of the homes because of some sort of property tax that was assessed by how long the street side of the house was. Thus, there is often a little gate to the long side porch at the street. Since its hot as Hades down there in the summer, you can see whey
Style in Charleston includes unique long side porches that were came about as a form of property tax evasion, you know, from those old taxes where we didn't have any representation!