Congaree Vista Guild

Congaree Vista Guild
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Once a bustling cotton warehouse district and commercial railroad terminal, the Vista area of downtown Columbia had declined severely by the late 1970s. Neglect, deterioration, and a downturn in the economy plagued the district, and Columbia turned her back on the riverfront Vista.

In the early 1980s, several business owners, inspired by a forward-looking Mayor Kirk Finlay, created the Congaree Vista Guild. These businesspeople and artists pledged their time and resources to rehabilitating and

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