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Arcade Building
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The interior of the Arcade Building, viewed from the Main Street entrance
Arcade Building (Columbia, South Carolina) is located in South Carolina
Arcade Building (Columbia, South Carolina)
Location in South Carolina
Arcade Building (Columbia, South Carolina) is located in the United States
Arcade Building (Columbia, South Carolina)
Location in the United States
Location 1332 Main St. Columbia, South Carolina
Area .07 acres (0.028 ha)
Built 1912
Architectural style second Renaissance Revival
NRHP reference No. 82001525
Added to NRHP November 17, 1982

The Arcade Building is a historic enclosed arcade in Columbia, South Carolina that was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 17, 1982.

Architecture and history

The Arcade Building was constructed in 1912 by the Equitable Real Estate Company, and is reported to have cost 200,000 dollars ($4.4 million today). There are two identical terra cotta façades that face Main and Washington streets in an "L" shape. The Arcade Building has two stories, plus a basement. Both floors have five bays.

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