AIAGC May Membership Meeting & Tour of Palmetto Compress


RSVP for the AIAGC May Monthly Membership Meeting & Tour:

The Apartments at Palmetto Compress

Wednesday, May 18 @ 12PM

Board 1

 612 Devine St. Columbia, SC 29201

$5 Presentation, building tour, and lunch @12pm.  Hard hats and closed toe shoes are required. 

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Overview:    The original building was built in two phases in 1918 and 1923, and is 335,500 square feet. There will be an additional 900 square foot pool amenity building on site. There are 197 total units, including (38) 3-bedroom units, (103) 2-bedroom units, and (56) 1-bedrooms units.

Additional overview from the owner’s website:


  • 1-, 2-, & 3-BR apartments available summer 2016
  • Modern kitchens including granite countertops, breakfast bar, and GE stainless steel appliances
  • In-unit washer & dryer
  • High-efficiency, individually controlled A/C and heat
  • Oversized windows with custom solar shades
  • USB/Duplex outlets
  • Select units with private balconies
  • Select units with exposed brick walls and wood ceiling beams


  • Resident pool deck
  • Resident TV lounge with games
  • State-of-the-art fitness center with cardio and strength-training equipment
  • Multi-use greenway
  • On-site retail
  • On-site parking


  • Steps from University of South Carolina and Downtown Columbia attractions and nightlife
  • Landmark property on the National List of Historic Places


Parking Information:    Parking is EXTREMELY limited. The closest available parking will be near the intersection of Devine and Gadsden Streets (Thirsty Fellow) but these are first-come first-served parallel metered spaces. The nearest parking garage is located on Lincoln Street near Colonial Life Arena. Carpooling and walking are encouraged.  Devine Street will be closed to car traffic adjacent to the site.  Please see the plan below for site access.

Compress Map


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