Greenville

McMillan Pazdan Smith Greenville

MPS Greenville
400 Augusta Street, Suite 200
Greenville, SC 29601

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McMillan Pazdan Smith

400 Augusta Street, Suite 200
Greenville, SC 29601

(864) 242-2033

(We are located in the former Claussen's Bakery building, circa 1930.)

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The building has a parking lot with several visitor spots near the entrance. If no visitor spots are available, please park in any of the unmarked parking spots in the upper level lot.

Claussen’s Bakery

Historic photo of Girl Scouts selling cookies outside Claussen's Bakery

Girl Scouts selling cookies at Claussen’s, circa 1930/1940. Courtesy of the Greenville County Historical Society.

Claussens Bakery, May 1940, Courtesy of Greenville Historical Society

Claussen’s Bakery pictured with bread delivery trucks, May 1940. Courtesy of the Greenville County Historical Society.

Jesse Jackson dedicates the Historic Marker at Claussen’s Bakery, January 2017.

Our office moved into the former Claussen Bakery Building on Augusta Street in 2015. Claussen’s Bakery was a family-owned business, built in Greenville’s West End in 1930. This two-story trapezoidal shaped industrial building was the fourth bakery created by J.C.H Claussen and family. By choosing to reuse the original structure, we were able to preserve the historic integrity and unique character of the 1930s industrial space, while giving the building a fresh, contemporary upgrade, including a complete modernization of the building’s systems. Initially, this Claussen’s location employed forty workers who produced 45,000 loaves of bread a day. Though changing hands several times, the bakery contributed to the industrial and commercial success of Greenville’s west side for decades.

On January 13, 2017,  the Greenville Branch of the NAACP and the Greater Sullivan Neighborhood Association unveiled a Martin Luther King, Jr. Historical Commemorative Marker just outside the former bakery building at 400 Augusta Street. This is such an important piece of history for a local building, and we are proud to be a part of the event and dedication.

For a preview of the historic building renovation, read: McMillan Pazdan Smith Relocates Greenville Office to Historic Claussen Bakery Building.

View more historic black and white photography provided courtesy of the Greenville Historical Society or read an article about The Week that Was: August 1930.