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Downtown Charleston

Downtown Charleston is a peninsula rich with history and flavor, featuring the most quintessential Southern style homes and European architecture. Nestled between the Ashley and Cooper rivers, downtown Charleston is made up of geographically distinct areas, each with its own price range and charm. These traditional homes are reminiscent of historical Charleston.

The College of Charleston

Located in the heart of historic Charleston, South Carolina, the College of Charleston is a nationally recognized public liberal arts and sciences university. Founded in 1770, the College is among the nation’s top universities for quality education, student life and affordability. Its beautiful and historic campus, combined with contemporary facilities and cutting-edge programs, attracts students from across the U.S. and around the world. (Image courtesy of the College of Charleston)

The Citadel

The Citadel is a landmark in Charleston and South Carolina that is noted for its educational reputation as well as its rich history. Founded in 1842, The Citadel has an undergraduate student body of about 2,300 students who make up the South Carolina Corps of Cadets. Another 1,000 students attend The Citadel Graduate College, a civilian evening program that offers graduate and professional degrees as well as undergraduate programs.

Burke Middle School

The mission of Burke Middle High School is to provide a challenging academic program that includes: a coherent curriculum, enhancement of career awareness through the use of technology and vocational opportunities, a safe and orderly environment, and integration of school, family, and community resources.

MUSC Hospital

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is South Carolina’s only comprehensive academic health science center. Our purpose is to preserve and optimize human life in South Carolina and beyond. MUSC provides an interprofessional environment for learning, discovery, and healing through (1) education of health care professionals and biomedical scientists, (2) research in the health sciences, and (3) provision of comprehensive health care.

King Street

King Street is Charleston at her best! She has developed into three disinctive areas; the Upper King Street Design and Dining District; in the middle the King Street Fashion District and the Lower King Street Antiques District. On the whole you will find many fun and interesting shops on historic King Street that include antiques, art galleries, book stores, children's clothing, chocolate, cosmetics, gifts, handbags, lingerie, home decor, lighting, women's and men's fashions, stationery, restaurants, and lodging -- each with its own sense of style and flavor, but all uniquely Charleston.

Market Street

Market Street in the downtown peninsula is one of the most vibrant and diverse streets in Charleston. The farmers market features traditional southern boutique stores along with additional mom and pop stores along the streets. There are so many great restaurants and hotels along this street as well. Also this street hosts many great clubs and bars for the night life.

The Shops at Belmond Charleston Place

Located within the Belmond Charleston Place’s grand lobby and along King Street, The Shops at Belmond Charleston Place are an eclectic collection of world-renowned stores nestled in the heart of Charleston’s downtown shopping district. From Godiva to Gucci to St. John, it is the ultimate shopping experience.

Music Farm

A full-service concert and event management company, Music Farm Productions produces over two hundred events per year. Comedy, rock, hip hop, EDM, bluegrass, country, jam, and alternative rock … we grow them all at Music Farm Productions. The mission of the “Farm Team” is to provide top quality entertainment, cutting edge performances, and welcoming vibes for our loyal patrons. We provide gracious service to our artists and musicians who are the reason we gather!


The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) administers the State's motor vehicle licensing and titling laws by maintaining strict controls to deliver secure and valid identification, licenses, property records, while accurately accounting for the receipt and timely distribution of all revenue collected in order to best serve our citizens.
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