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Charleston Waterfront Hotel

The Cooper Hotel is a premier waterfront venue with a pedestrian plaza, ground-level retail, and spectacular views of the harbor and Ravenel Bridge.

MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital, Waiting Room

A playful waiting room is just what patients need at the MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital.

Williams Terrace, Senior Living

Williams Terrace Senior Housing features Charleston-style “piazzas” that provide circulation and open air for residents.

Lucy Garrett Beckham High School library

The library is a quiet space to study or take a break from the school day at Lucy Garrett Beckham High School.

Choate Construction's interior upfit includes construction materials like wood and concrete in an upscale palette.

Kempton INT 3

Kempton of Charleston is a luxury assisted living and memory care retirement community — the first in the downtown area.

Keith Summey Branch, Charleston County Library System

The Keith Summey Library offers a self-contained children's area with makerspace, gaming, and young adult area with patio access.

The Charleston Trade Center spec building is part of a three-million-square-foot, Class-A industrial campus.

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Address

Charleston Address

McMillan Pazdan Smith

850 Morrison Drive, Suite 600
Charleston, SC 29403

(843) 566-0771

(We are located in the Morrison Yard office building.)

Charleston Studio Director

Paulette Myers

Paulette Myers

AIA, LEED AP

Charleston Studio Director

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Parking

Charleston Parking

Within the adjoining garage, four free visitor spaces are available on level one. If full, please proceed further into the garage and we will validate your parking pass. Metered off-street parking is available nearby. Additional public parking is found two blocks down Calhoun, towards East Bay, make a right on Alexander for the Gaillard Garage.

Charleston Culture

Some of the Charleston team takes a break during our firmwide meeting in Charlotte.

Some of the Charleston team takes a break during our firm-wide meeting in Charlotte.

Ben Thompson and Michelle Smyth pictured with guest for ideaXchange K-12 podcast

Michelle Smyth (right) co-hosts episode seven of our podcast, ideaXchange: The Future of K-12 Education.

Scott Hendrix and Zach Aument attend a college fair in Atlanta.

Scott Hendrix and Zach Aument represent MPS at a college fair in Atlanta.

Business Development Leader, Katherine DeMoura attends the ICMA Conference.

Business Development Leader, Katherine DeMoura attends the ICMA Conference.

Lauren O'Brien as an ACE mentor on a site tour with students.

Lauren O'Brien volunteers as an ACE mentor on a site tour with students.

Charleston competes to raise money for the Jerry Zucker Ride for Hope.

Charleston competes to raise money for the Jerry Zucker Ride for Hope.

Charleston enjoys some outdoor yoga for an MPS WELL excursion.

We enjoyed outdoor yoga for an MPS WELL excursion.

Our Cooper River Bridge Run team costumes up as slow moving sloths.

Our Cooper River Bridge Run team costumes up as slow moving sloths.

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Morrison Yard

McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture, at Morrison Yard in Charleston, SC.

Morrison Yard exterior and adjoining parking deck.

McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture, at Morrison Yard in Charleston, SC.

Front entrance to Morrison Yard.

McMillan Pazdan Smith office at Morrison Yard, Charleston.

McMillan Pazdan Smith office at Morrison Yard.

Morrison Yard Office Tower is a landmark sustainable development overlooking the Cooper River at the base of the Ravenel Bridge. The tower opened in 2023 and the MPS studio on the 6th floor provides a flexible and inspiring work environment for the firm’s team of architects, designers, and planners. The move to Charleston’s newest business and technology hub reflects the MPS commitment to innovation, collaboration, and community engagement, as well as our firm’s prominent place in helping shape Charleston’s future. Charleston clients are welcome to come collaborate with us in our high-rise studio with balcony access to some of the best views on the peninsula. Our Charleston studio has been involved in designing many notable projects in the city, including The Cooper Hotel and 677 King Street.