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Francis Marion Hotel

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Identification

Francis Marion Hotel
The Westin Francis Marion
125287

Map

Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
rigid frame
concrete
brick
applied masonry
brown
beaux-arts / historism

Usages

hotel

Facts

  • According to Fire Insurance maps, the main roof height (excluding the penthouse) is 154' (47 m).
  • It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Closed for about five years, it reopened in 1996 after extensive renovations with 226 guest rooms.
  • At the time of its opening, the Francis Marion was the largest and grandest hotel in the Carolinas with 312 guest rooms.
  • It was named for Revolutionary War hero Francis Marion, the "Swamp Fox.".

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Location

387 King Street
387 King Street
29403
Charleston
South Carolina
U.S.A.

Technical Data

154.00 ft
14
1923
1924
3

Involved Companies

Features & Amenities

  • National landmark
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