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Uptown Greenwood

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Greenwood, long known as South Carolina’s “Emerald City,” has undergone a lot of revitalization in recent years. Uptown, an eclectic mix of restaurants, retail shops, and art galleries now blend with governmental buildings, business offices, and community agencies. The area from the railroad tracks up to Main and Maxwell streets has evolved into a thriving cultural and arts district known as The Emerald Triangle.

Downtown Greenwood

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Several turn-of-the-century buildings along Main Street now house arts organizations and galleries. The Federal Building, first built in 1911, is the new home for the Greenwood Arts Center. It includes 25,000 square feet of gallery space, classrooms, meeting space, and offices for the Arts Council.

Down the street, the Museum and Greenwood Railroad Museum has exhibit space for arts and crafts, a permanent collection that recounts Greenwood’s roots as a railroad town, and a gift shop.

The Greenwood Community Theatre is also located on Main Street, across the street from the Federal Building and beside The Museum. Built in 1934 as a movie house, it was fully renovated in 2007 as a venue for live theater.

SCIWAY thanks Larry Gleason of Aiken for submitting these pictures in November 2010.

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2 Comments about Uptown Greenwood

SC Picture Project says:
July 3rd, 2019 at 10:54 pm

Hello Kathy, good luck on your relocation! We are not directly affiliated with Uptown Greenwood, we simply are an online repository of landmarks throughout South Carolina. You would have to get in touch with them directly, their contact information can be found here: http://www.uptowngreenwood.com/things-to-do-see/about-us. Hope this helps!

Kathy B. Robinson says:
July 3rd, 2019 at 4:18 pm

Hi,
I will be relocating to SC in about 30 days. Do you rent space to small business at the Museum & Greenwood Railroad Museum? I am a Seamstress specializing in Bridal Wear. Thank you




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