"This Old House" Rehabs Classic Charleston Home

Mar 27, 2018

The popular series "This Old House" has been a fixture on PBS  since 1980.  It has filmed in many locations across the country, and now it has come to South Carolina.  The show recently shot the renovation of a classic single-wide home in Charleston for broadcast beginning this week.  (The series also features the renovation of a second house.)

PBS's This Old House, featuring two Charleston homes, will air Thursdays at 8 p.m. on SCETV beginning March 29. Each week's presentation will encore Saturdays at 5:30 p.m. Don't miss this special series that features the charm and uniqueness of the architecture of the Lowcountry.

Host Kevin O'Connor was excited to be in the "Holy City" because the architecture is of a style not seen in the rest of the country.   General Contractor Tom Silva talked about what the construction crew would do to restore the old home, part of which involved opening up the old kitchen house with a stairway.  He described it as "basically opening up two buildings that were connected but never opened up since 177 years ago."