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Art & Artists at The Jasper: Lese Corrigan

About the artist: Lese Corrigan’s work is representational but more expressionistic than realistic. The Charleston-native’s paintings are full of color and the joyful playfulness of life; surfaces imbued in light, with color and texture being the defining structure. Corrigan fully immersed herself in the visual arts in the late 1980s, working her way through the…

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Art & Artists at The Jasper: Marge Moody

About the artist: Marge Moody is a Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina, where she taught for 30 years. She describes her work broadly as being environment-based, which emanates from her experience of her home in South Carolina, through traveling and from her imagination. She has exhibited her…

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Art & Artists at The Jasper: Michael Tyzack

About the artist: Michael Tyzack was born in Sheffield, England, in August of 1933. He studied at the Slade School of Fine Art in London where he gained his Doctor of Fine Arts in painting, drawing and printmaking in 1955. In 1956 Tyzack won a French Government Scholarship that allowed him to travel to Paris…

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Art & Artists at The Jasper: Anne Darby Parker

About the artist: Charleston native and celebrated painter, Anne Darby Parker, has spent her lifetime “creating.”  Her talent and curiosity were sparked as a child, knitting at the knee of her mother, and an early career in photography evolved into further artistic study, revealing a passion for painting.  Along her journey, Parker has consistently continued…

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Art & Artists at The Jasper: Suzanne Leonard

About the Artist: Originally from Oklahoma, a move to Chicago in 1989 provided Suzanne Leonard the opportunity to begin her art instruction and her art career. Now she considers Charleston, SC home and credits her daily inspiration to the vibrant art community, the vibe of the Lowcountry and friendliness of everyone she meets After many…

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Art & Artists at The Jasper: Heather Jones

About the artist: Heather Jones is an artist whose work questions and pushes traditional conceptions of both quilt making and painting by exploring the formal possibilities of color and design. She addresses the historical and socio-political relationship between women and textiles, and explores the relationship between gender, place, time and culture in her work. A…

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Art & Artists at The Jasper: Kerry Hays

About the artist: Working predominantly in acrylic and graphite, Kerry Hays employs ritual variations in tonality and texture as she explores the relational coherence of shape. Hays’ work navigates the boundaries of discretion through careful, responsive action. In a varying palette of luminous, cloth-like layers, her paintings alternate between intuitive fluidity and clearly delineated form in…

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Art & Artists at The Jasper: William Halsey

About the artist: William M. Halsey (1915–1999) was an influential abstract artist in the American Southeast, particularly in his home state of South Carolina. He was represented by the Bertha Schaefer Gallery in New York City (1948–53). His mural studies for the Baltimore Hebrew Congregational Temple were included in Synagogue Art Today at the Jewish…

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Art & Artists at The Jasper: Cheryl Goldsleger

About the art:Indre involves architectural influences and mathematical relationships. “In this particular piece, I was looking at Charles Renni Mackintosh, the Scottish architect and was impressed with both his sense of order and design ideas. I know they influenced the composition of Indre. The title Indre was inspired by a region in France called the…

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Art & Artists at The Jasper: Tiébéna Dagnogo

Tiébéna Dagnogo has been a key figure of the West African art scene since the mid-1990s. Keen to experiment with different media, he found his distinctive approach in the fusion of sculpture and painting. In doing so, he recycles historically-charged material, takes it apart, grinds, saws, hammers, staples and paints away at it – occasionally…

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Art & Artists at The Jasper: Arianne King Comer

About the artist: Arianne King Comer is a BFA graduate of Howard University and has been an Artist in Residence in the state of South Carolina since 1995. She is a textile artist creating her work in paintings, wearable art, installation art, environmental art, home decor as well as social justice. In 1992, Comer received…

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Art & Artists at The Jasper: Joe Walters

About the artist:Joe Walters brings more than 30 years of experience in sculpture and design to his unique wall installations. His work can be found in prestigious museums, corporate, public and private collections nationally and internationally. Born in Kentucky in 1952, he now resides in his home studio on James Island just outside Charleston, South…

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Art & Artists at The Jasper: Bill Buggel

About the artist: One day 50 years ago, Bill Buggel was walking by Senate plaza in Columbia, South Carolina. They had dug a big hole and uncovered red clay and fine gravel from granite. Thus began a long focus on using textured materials to create abstract paintings or sculptures. His deeply textured wall pieces with…

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Art & Artists at The Jasper: Tom Stanley

About the artist:Tom Stanley is a visual artist living in Rock Hill, South Carolina. After earning a Master of Arts in Applied Art History and a Master of Fine Arts in Painting from the University of South Carolina in 1980, Stanley served on the faculties of Arkansas College (now Lyon College) in Batesville, Arkansas, and…

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Art & Artists at The Jasper: Fletcher Williams III

About the artist: Fletcher Williams III is an interdisciplinary artist based in Charleston, South Carolina. His theoretical and conceptual art-making practice is rooted in southern vernacular. Williams studied drawing, painting, printmaking, graphic design and sculpture at The Cooper Union, where he received a BFA in 2010. While the core of Williams’ practice focused on multimedia…

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Contemporary art finds a new home at The Jasper

The Jasper invites its residents and visitors to explore its art collection. Within the halls of The Jasper resides a vast collection of art that represents the diversity of South Carolina. From Joe Walter’s sculpture in the bookshelf and Arianne King Comer’s batik to Cheryl Goldsleger’s encaustic sculptures and Bill Buggel’s concrete pieces, there’s a…

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Sail Away at Safe Harbor Charleston City Marina!

One of the best perks of living at The Jasper are the exquisite Ashley River views. Sailboats pass by all day, headed to rest at the Safe Harbor Charleston City Marina, just a short walk away. As one of the Lowcountry’s premier boating destinations, the marina offers residents a variety of opportunities to enjoy the nautical lifestyle.  Named Marina Dock Age Magazine’s Marina of the Year in 2005, Safe…

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Setting the Standard at The Jasper’s Luxury Gym

Residents can now access The Jasper’s new gym, a stunning facility with charming skyline views. Experience this luxury gym with large windows overlooking Charleston’s Ravenel Bridge, historic architecture and nearby boats sailing across the Ashley River.    The spacious facility is equipped with Sports Art machines, Octane Fitness ellipticals, Bodycraft bikes, a Troy Barbell & Fitness free weight and yoga area. Residents can also utilize on-demand fitness…

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Fletcher Williams Creates Evocative Spanish Moss Art

Using Spanish Moss as a paintbrush and picket fences as his subject, Fletcher Williams’ striking artwork is proudly displayed in The Jasper’s art collection. The picket fences exhibit his considered interpretation of the American Dream.    “A white picket fence has always represented the idea of aspiration, of a dream,” Williams says. “But when I walk around Charleston, I see…

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Marge Loudon Moody’s Vibrant Art Collection at The Jasper

Charleston’s serene beaches are one source of inspiration in Marge Loudon Moody’s extensive series of artwork in The Jasper’s art collection. Featured in The Jasper residential lobby and The Beach Company offices, her artwork is comprised of several acrylic paintings of varying size. Marge’s artwork is largely environment-based, which emanates from her experience of her home in South Carolina, through traveling and from her…

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Whimsical Floral Design Workshop by Hannah Murrey

Styling with flowers comes naturally to Hannah Murrey, a Charleston florist who has spent years designing floral arrangements from Tennessee to South Carolina. Growing up in Memphis, Hannah was a florist in high school and college. Once she graduated, her corporate job didn’t bring the same enthusiasm she felt creating floral artistry. When her best…

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Charleston’s Most Captivating Hidden Gardens

Springtime invites you to step into Charleston’s hidden gardens thriving with history and blossoming flora. When the city’s flourishing landscape, rich soil and sub-tropical climate were discovered in the 1700s, famed European botanists saw an opportunity to plant the seeds of which would become some of the country’s most treasured flowers. From their influence, Charleston’s gardens became a gateway to plants like camellias, roses, tea olive, crepe myrtle,…

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Top Charleston Festivals and Events to Attend This Spring

Walking through White Point Gardens on an April afternoon, the season’s change surrounds you. From blossoming azaleas to gorgeous weather, Charleston’s springtime is one of our favorite times of the year. Across town, festivals and events become a popular way to embrace the season where weather reaches a comfortable breeze, the marsh looks a little more vibrant than the winter months and time…

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How to Spend a Rainy Day in Charleston

It’s inevitable. A storm rolls through, unannounced, and you have to cancel your weekend plans boating around Fort Sumter. Don’t let the weather discourage you, Charleston’s rainy weather is surprisingly beautiful, and locals are used to having fun regardless of the forecast.   Here are a few ways you can embrace a rainy day in Charleston:  Visit the…

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Star Deck Workout Classes Get the Best View

The Jasper’s fitness classes offer residents an elevated outdoor workout experience.  From the spacious rooftop star deck, residents can enjoy stunning views of the Charleston skyline while participating in the regularly scheduled classes. From sailboats rolling by in the marina to iconic landmarks like the Ravenel Bridge, the rooftop deck’s panoramic views are unparalleled.  Local fitness…

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Bob Hines Transforms Mirrors into Art

Next time you look at the curved mirror in The Jasper’s lobby, take a closer look at what lies beyond your reflection.   Curved mirrors, also known as convex mirrors, have reflective surfaces that bulge toward the light source, reflecting light outwards rather than focusing light like traditional mirrors. The creation of these pieces is mastered…

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Sergeant Jasper Memories Relived at The Jasper

For his 97th birthday, Herman Clark requested two things: a nice sandwich for lunch and a trip to The Jasper.    His wishes were granted when his birthday lunch was followed by a tour of the new building, 70 years after hammering hot rivets into Sergeant Jasper, which once stood where The Jasper was built.  His impression…

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Discover The Historic Dock Street Theatre’s Timeless Charm

The oldest theater in America lives right here in the heart of downtown Charleston, just a few blocks away from your home at The Jasper. The venue is symbolic of the city’s rich culture and history, and its timeless appeal draws in crowds still to this day.   The Historic Dock Street Theatre opened in 1736…

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Sweetgrass Baskets: Full of Life and Love

Just down the street from The Jasper, at the historic U.S. Post Office and Courthouse at 83 Broad Street, you’ll meet sweetgrass basket artist Ruth Wright. She is a familiar face to those who adore the local sweetgrass markets and her handwoven baskets have been admired by locals and visitors for decades. Ruth inherited the…

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The Beach Company Announces New Headquarters at The Jasper

After much anticipation, The Beach Company is delighted to announce its relocation of its corporate headquarters to The Jasper. The Beach Co. will occupy the fifth and sixth floors of the new office complex overlooking Charleston’s sweeping vistas of skylines, rivers and harbor. Formerly located at 211 King Street, The Beach Company is the developer…

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Hospitality Guru, Brad Harvey, Celebrates the Best of Charleston

Brad Harvey’s life revolves around downtown Charleston’s thriving culture and hospitality scene.  “When I visited Charleston in the 1990s, there was something different here I hadn’t seen anywhere else. Not only was the weather perfect, I fell in love with the Southern charm, and that’s what eventually led me back.”  20 years later, Brad eventually made Charleston his home and has been a resident for a collective seven years. “I chose to…

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Philip Simmons’ Wrought Iron Legacy

Wrought iron fences are as much of a tradition in Charleston as window boxes, colorful homes and sweet grass baskets.  You can spot the ironwork throughout the city’s fences, window grills, balconies, railings and gates that are embellished with the time-honored craft. The Jasper’s fencing along Broad Street pays tribute to this classic element of design. Once a symbol of wealth during the Colonial Era, the demand for craftsmen who…

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Wentworth Mansion’s Gilded Age Charm

Perfect for a dinner starring Chef Marc Collins’ award-winning cuisine, or nearby lodging for your weekend guests, Wentworth Mansion is a time capsule of late 1800’s luxury.  Located just a few blocks from The Jasper, this Gilded Age home to Francis Silas Rodger’s family is now a hotel imbued with history and glamour. It is recognized as the #1 Hotel in Charleston by U.S. News & World…

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Joe Walters’ Lowcountry Art Debuts The Jasper’s Collection

The Jasper’s peninsular location is in the epicenter of Charleston’s rich and varied arts district. To celebrate regional artists, The Jasper is collecting and installing an array of their exciting works throughout the residential and office interiors. The Beach Company is curating The Jasper’s own collection in consultation with Mark Sloan, who served as the highly acclaimed Director and Chief Curator of the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art for 26 years. Mark is introducing contemporary artists juxtaposed…

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Join Us as a New Star is Born at The Jasper

Cue the holiday revelry! Christmas in Charleston is one of the most charming times of the year to celebrate annual traditions. From festive homes and shop windows, to Colonial Lake’s beloved Christmas tree, and the old Sergeant Jasper star lighting, the holidays are a time when we rekindle fond memories. While the holidays may look a little different this year, there…

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The Birth of Jazz in Charleston

The Roots of Charleston Jazz  “For Charleston, jazz is just like the distinctive taste of okra soup, the plaintive cries of the early-20th-century street vendors, and the meticulous artistry of sweetgrass baskets,” said Jack McCray, author of “Charleston Jazz.”  The trail of this soulful music leads back to the port city, one of the birthplaces of American…

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Visit Your Neighborhood Corner Store: Burbage’s Grocery

Take a stroll down Broad Street to visit Burbage’s Grocery, your family-owned corner store cherished by Charlestonians for more than 70 years. Located at 157 Broad, the shop’s owners will welcome you by name, ask about your family, and share the neighborhood goings-on with you.   Established in 1948 by Robert Burbage, the grocery is reminiscent of an era when grocery shopping was more than just picking up eggs, but a chance to catch…

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#CHSPeople: Meet Lou Hammond

If you frequent the King and Broad Street area, you have likely encountered an impeccably dressed redhead walking a long-haired dachshund. She is Lou Hammond, an iconic phenom in downtown Charleston. Lou is Founder and Chairman of the Lou Hammond Group, a public relations agency founded in 1984 serving premium lifestyle audiences. With offices in New York,…

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Sights and Sounds of Broad Street: Oak Steakhouse

You’ll instantly feel welcomed when you enter Oak Steakhouse, a Broad Street neighborhood favorite. Named the best steakhouse in South Carolina by Food Network, it is only a walk away from your home at The Jasper.    In 2005, Chef Brett McKee and Andy O’Keefe started the restaurant out of an old bank building from 1848. The charming three…

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Live Large in The Jasper’s One Bedroom Flats

A one bedroom flat at The Jasper comes with Charleston’s finest location and amenities.  Not only does a one-bedroom floor plan offer modern finishes and features, imagine waking up to views of oak trees, the Ashley River, Colonial Lake park, or the historic Harleston Village Neighborhood. The Jasper’s one-bedrooms boast scenic views from oversized windows. Not to mention access…

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#JasperHero Jay Fletcher: The Artist Behind The Jasper’s Branding

The Jasper’s distinctive brand identity was designed by Charleston graphic designer Jay Fletcher. Jay is known well beyond Charleston for his compelling logo design and illustration. The Connecticut-native has been impacting Charleston brands since 2004, and his career has expanded internationally, working for brands like Apple, The New York Times, NFL, and Google.  Rather than submit several individual concepts for The…

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Sights and Sounds of Broad Street: The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is a destination for many visitors and Charleston locals who stroll down Broad Street. Recognized by its stunning tall steeple and intricate design, the brownstone church was designed by architect Patrick Keely in the English Gothic Revival style in 1907. Its history and elegance have made it a…

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Charleston Haunted Story: Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon

In the spirit of Halloween, we are sharing a paranormal legend rumored to haunt one of Broad Street’s historic buildings. For centuries, the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon has been infamous for sightings of the ghosts reported to haunt its hallways. Located on 122 Bay Street, the elegant Georgian building has what some locals describe as a burdened basement.   Guests have claimed to see glimpses of ghosts throughout the hallways of the building and have reported hearing the…

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#JasperWalks: A Stroll Through Colonial Lake’s History

Dive into the history of Charleston’s downtown pond with Charleston-native, Brian Simms, professional guide of Charleston Sole Walking Tours in this #JasperWalks video.   From the balconies of The Jasper, residents overlook Colonial Lake, a beautiful historic park central to the heart of the Charleston peninsula.   The manmade reservoir was originally called Rutledge Street Pond in…

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Korey Smith, Resident Technology Expert

Meet development associate Korey Smith, who is responsible for implementing The Jasper’s resident technology experience.   Korey joined The Beach Company in 2018 after working as an analyst in New York Related at its Hudson Yards development, a mixed-use real estate project described as the cultural center of Manhattan’s New West Side.   Korey’s background in implementing current technology equips him to lead the smart integrative services,…

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Safe Harbor Charleston City Marina Is Your Neighbor at The Jasper

Located just a short walk, bike, or drive from The Jasper is the Safe Harbor Charleston City Marina, which was named Marina Dock Age Magazine’s Marina of the Year in 2005. Safe Harbor Charleston City is known for hosting some of the world’s largest and most exquisite yachts at its renowned Mega Dock, which has wet and transient slips…

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The Anniversary of The Jasper’s 2018 Groundbreaking Celebration

On August 3, 2018, The Beach Company celebrated one of its most anticipated achievements of the decade when it broke ground on The Jasper.    “There is no other location on the peninsula – or possibly the Eastern Seaboard – like The Jasper site,” said John Darby, CEO of The Beach Company. “The Jasper’s combination of…

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The Jasper Gin Fizz Cocktail

The Jasper Gin Fizz  While you enjoy a serene view of the city from The Jasper, take a sip of our signature cocktail and relax. Originally crafted for The Jasper’s 2018 groundbreaking, The Jasper Gin Fizz is a blend of Charleston Distilling Co.’s Jasper Gin with a refreshing mix of strawberry basil puree, simple syrup,…

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Welcome Amanda Slade, The Jasper’s Residential Community Manager

We are pleased to welcome Amanda Slade, The Jasper’s Residential Community Manager! Amanda brings 9 years of experience in luxury properties management to the team, and has been living in Charleston for 14 years. “I love the history of the Sergeant Jasper and am looking forward to being a part of its future. It’s great…

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Sergeant Jasper’s Iconic Star

If you’ve lived in Charleston long enough, you may remember the Sergeant Jasper star. The rooftop star lit up the Charleston skyline during the holidays and quickly became a local tradition as part of the Colonial Lake Christmas celebration.  Now, The Jasper carries on the retired star’s legacy. The star is found among the branding elements created by Charleston graphic designer, Jay Fletcher, and will soon reappear in the mosaic tiling of the rooftop pool. The Beach Company, which built the original Sergeant…

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Sergeant Jasper Hero Herman Clark

96-year-old Herman Clark was 26 when he helped build Sergeant Jasper as a structural steel worker in 1949. Originally from Virginia, Herman’s friend encouraged him to move to Charleston to help construct the landmark building. At that time, he was a World War II veteran who had already begun a career in construction after his…

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