1300 King Street is a multi-family mixed use building consisting of 32 high-end condominiums with first floor retail. The 4 story building is formed around two historic buildings on the corner of S. Payne and King Street, which will be transformed into retail spaces that preserve the historic character they were given during the 18th Century. The building has been recessed back on both King Street and S. Payne street to provide open space balconies for the residents and to respect the historic buildings.
One interesting feature to this project is the metal tracery on the King Street façade for the retail. Based on the historic precedent of the wrought iron metal work throughout the historic Old Town district, the design team translated these images into a decorative screen providing both transparency and visual interest to the retail frontage. The metal tracery is both contemporary and compatible with the historic structures.
The project is scheduled to start construction in the fall of 2020 and completed by spring of 2022.