A perfect day in Charleston – Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta, Georgia 2021-12-06 10:11:24 –

Chris Bonner

Photo by Lenny Drin Photo

Chris Bonner, an architect and realtor in Charleston, South Carolina, has visited more than 40 countries. However, the principal of B Studio Architecture and chairman of Charleston’s American Institute of Architects branch claims that his city is one of the world’s top destinations. From serving food and outdoor recreation to culture and (of course) architecture, Bonner shares his choices for a perfect day in the Holy City.

Rise & Shine
“”Marina Variety Store It is an old-fashioned spot where you can have a hearty breakfast. Their lowcountry hash browns include grilled shrimp, eggs and Hollandaise sauce. “

Battery park

Photo courtesy of Explore Charleston,

Morning stride
“Charleston is a wonderful strolling city. You can see the progress of architectural history from Upper Street to Lowork Street and down the south of Broad. There are wonderful historic dwellings near the battery, more. Proceed to a small historic commercial building, eventually becoming a more modern and taller building. The streets, in a sense, physics how Charleston has made architectural progress over time. It is a representation. “

City gallery

Photo courtesy of City Gallery

Cultural encounter
“”City gallery The Waterfront Park near the Pineapple Fountain features rotating exhibits by contemporary artists from Lowcountry and South Carolina. You can always see something different there. “

Munch at noon
“”Ted Butcher Block on East Bay Street is a local butcher with a delicious gourmet cafe perfect for takeaway items. I like the healthy taste of homemade Wagyu panini and fruit salad. “

Afternoon adventure
“I love boating and sailing, but kayaking is a great way to get on the water quickly and easily. Shem Creek The perfect place to do that. It’s a great experience to be isolated from the city by the tall wetland grass. There are many things hidden in the swamp. From time to time, you’ll come across feeding dolphin strands, dancing shrimp and jumping out of the water, and tall birds slowly stalking for dinner. “

Shem Creek

Photo courtesy of Explore Charleston,

Presho bite
“Charleston has an amazing variety of restaurants. I’m a big fan of figureAbbreviation for “Food Is Good” on Meeting Street. Their tomato tart is a type of tomato pie, which is just amazing. “

Evening high note
“Most of the large-scale acts Gaillard CenterSuperbly refurbished, I like it too Charleston Music Hall.. It’s a more intimate place where you can really get close to the performers. “

There is a bar called ” Felix Located on Upper Parking Street. They have a deep and interesting menu of drinks and a great atmosphere. Try the Vukare cocktail with rye whiskey and cognac. “

This article appeared in the Fall / Winter 2021 issue. Southbound..

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