Charleston City Hall

80 Broad ST

Charleston, SC 29401


Phone: (843) 577-6970

City: Charleston

Region: Coastal & Islands

Charleston City Hall

On the site of a Colonial marketplace, this handsomely proportioned 1801 building first housed the Bank of the United States and then became Charleston's City Hall in 1818. The design is attributed to Charlestonian Gabriel Manigault, a gentleman architect credited with introducing the Adamesque style to the city after studying in Europe. A gallery in the Council Chamber on the second floor grew out of a custom of commissioning artists to paint famous visitors. The gallery includes a c. 1791 portrait of George Washington by John Trumbull (considered one of the best of Washington in his later years) and a portrait of President James Monroe by Samuel F. B. Morse. A guide is available to answer questions

Things to do near Charleston City Hall

Nearby Attractions

  • {{item.name}}

You might also like:

Walhalla State Fish Hatchery
Mountains

Mountain Rest

Mountains

Mountains

The
Mountains Region

Learn More
Built in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, this is the only trout hatchery in South Carolina. Some 150,000 pounds of rainbow, brown and brook trout are raise ...
Christmas in Hopelands
Midlands

Aiken

Midlands

Midlands

The
Midlands Region

Learn More
The Annual Christmas in Hopelands light exhibit takes place at Hopelands Gardens in Aiken, South Carolina. Christmas in Hopelands is open from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm each nig ...
River Runner Outdoor Center
Midlands

Columbia

Midlands

Midlands

The
Midlands Region

Learn More
Guided canoe and kayak eco-tours of the Saluda, Congaree Swamp, Broad and other rivers statewide. Personal and group tours available. Call for rates and reservations. ...
Coastal Expeditions, Inc.
Coast

Mount Pleasant

Coast

Coast

The
Coast Region

Learn More
This outfitter offers half, full- and multi-day kayaking tours, rentals, sales and instruction. Explore a variety of ecosystems from coastal barrier islands and salt-mars ...
Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge
Coast

Awendaw

Coast

Coast

The
Coast Region

Learn More
A stretch of barrier islands and salt marshes that make up one of the nation's most outstanding wildlife refuges. The 66,287-acre refuge is a true wilderness experience. ...
Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge
Midlands

McBee

Midlands

Midlands

The
Midlands Region

Learn More
The endangered red-cockaded woodpecker is among the many animals and plants found on this 46,000-acre national wildlife refuge. An observation tower, a photography blind ...