Photo credit: Charleston Post & Courier

For more than 20 years, Charleston has envisioned what Union Pier could look like — a beautiful space for Charlestonians that opens up more of the waterfront to the public.

Union Pier has a long history as a working waterfront. Over the decades, S.C. Ports has handled vehicles, breakbulk cargo and cruise operations at the terminal.

The site, which sits between Concord and Laurens streets, is surrounded by chain-link fences, making it inaccessible to the public. Today, it serves mostly as a parking lot for cruise operations.

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