The first ‘Affair in the West End’ was held on South Main Street between Augusta Street and Wardlaw Streets. It featured displays from West End Merchants, food, and entertainment.
One of Greenville’s oldest buildings, at the intersection of Augusta Street and South Main Street.
This rough likeness of Abraham Lincoln with an attitude stands in front of the ever-popular Brick Street Cafe on Augusta Street, inviting those passing by to come in and sample the grits, or any of the other delicious regional specialties.
The Claussen Bakery building on Augusta Street is currently empty, but offers some possibility for reuse, based on its location and decorative brickwork in front. There is a lookalike Claussen Bakery building in Columbia, SC which has been converted to a historic and upscale Claussen’s Inn. Here’s a closer look at some of the decorative building features:
The sign on the property in the West End across from Fluor Field says “Proposed Demolition. If interested in acquisition or salvage, contact 864-467-2860 (Wells Fargo Bank Real Estate Management Department).” The house, which shows more clearly without leaves on the trees, is part of an estate with very specific limitations on what can be done with the house and property. So it appears that it will be demolished unless someone is able to salvage it.
The Pink Bee on Augusta Street has this pink designer themed bike for sale, along with their lines of clothing and shoes. They’re easy to spot from the street – look for the pink door with the pink bee flying above it!
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A mosaic of train history in Greenville, located on the sidewalk on South Main Street.
There are several mosaics embedded in the sidewalks of the West End; this one is on August Street.
Construction has started for the newÂ Alston apartments on Rhett Street in the West End. Â The previous building is being removed.