Spartanburg County Public Library

151 S Church St


$14,600,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 1999

Opened in 1997, the relocation of the Spartanburg County Public Library Headquarters to downtown was one of the most important early steps in the area's redevelopment.

View Website

Green Spaces & Arboretums, Museums, Creative Industries, Gallery & Exhibition, Public Art, Indoor Performance Venues, Studios & Workshops Spaces, Outdoor Performance Venues

Since 1997, this public library has been serving the best business to it's citizens of Spartanburg County. It offers greenspaces, live music, weekly programming and galleries.

View Website

Education, Major Employers, Entertainment


Advance America Corporate Headquarters

135 N Church St.


$6,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2001

Corporate Headquarters for Advance America.

There Advance America fountain features "Nesting" sculpture by Rosie Sandifer.

View Website

Major Employers

Advance America's corporate headquarters. This NYSE-traded company employs 250 people in downtown Spartanburg across a range of disciplines, including finance, accounting, and marketing.


The Johnson Collection

100 Dunbar Street


Construction
Completed in 2002

The Johnson Collection

View Website

Creative Industries, Gallery & Exhibition

Private art collection featuring works by southern artists such as Eugene Thomason, William D. Washington and Helen Maria Turner.

The Johnson Collection Gallery

Entertainment

Private art collection featuring works by southern artists such as Eugene Thomason, William D. Washington and Helen Maria Turner.


One Morgan Square

1 Morgan Square


$14,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2003

Originally constructed as the corporate headquarters for a national hotel chain, today One Morgan Square provides space for numerous businesses in Downtown Spartanburg

Green Spaces & Arboretums, Creative Industries, Gallery & Exhibition, Public Art, Outdoor Performance Venues

Corporate office space.

Johnson Development

View Website

Major Employers

Development company bringing many local industrial companies and commercial properties to the Upstate.


Marriott Hotel And Conference Center

299 North Church Street


$57,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2003

The opening of the Marriott Hotel & Conference Center was a significant marker in the evolution of Downtown Spartanburg. With 240 rooms, 27 meeting rooms, and more than 30,000 square feet of meeting and conference space, the Spartanburg Marriott is one of the finest facilities of its kind in the Southeast. The hotel received upgrades totaling $7,000,000 in 2012. For more information about the hotel, visit: http://bit.ly/Zww6H0


Barnet Park

248 E St John St


$3,200,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2004

Spartanburg’s premier outdoor concert and special events venue, the seven-acre Barnet Park plays host to dozens of events each year. Located adjacent to the Chapman Cultural Center and the George Dean Johnson Jr. College of Business and Economics, it contains the Zimmerli Amphitheater, which seats approximately 1,100 in the fixed seating area, with additional seating for up to 4,900 on the terraced lawn.

View Website

Green Spaces & Arboretums, Public Art, Outdoor Performance Venues

One of Spartanburg's premier outdoor concert and special event venues.

View Website

Active Living, Entertainment


HUB-BUB

200 E St John St


Construction
Completed in 2006

View Website

Creative Industries, Gallery & Exhibition, Public Art, Studios & Workshops Spaces

Artist in Residence program, headquartered in Chapman Cultural Center's Placemaking Studio, with the goal of creating community through dynamic art and ideas.


Morgan Square

W Main St.


$3,200,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2006

Renovation of Morgan Square to create an inviting public space to serve as a focal point for activity in Downtown Spartanburg

Morgan Square

Green Spaces & Arboretums, Historic Sites, Public Art, Outdoor Performance Venues

Home to several public art and sculptures, the Daniel Morgan sculpture, and many seasonal City Special Events programming and festivals: Skating on the Square, Music on Main, Jazz on the Square, Live on the Square, etc.

Morgan Square

Active Living, Entertainment

Location of many seasonal City Special Events programming and festivals: Skating on the Square, Music on Main, Jazz on the Square, Live on the Square, etc.


Yogalicious

161 Dunbar Street


Construction
Completed in 2006

Yogalicious mural

Public Art, Studios & Workshops Spaces

Colorfully abstract mural by Maggie Macdonald

View Website

Active Living

A casual yet cohesive yoga community that welcomes everyone. No membership needed - just quality yoga classes as your convenience.


Chapman Cultural Center

200 E St John St.


$44,500,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2007

Completed after the largest community fundraising effort in Spartanburg's history, the Chapman Cultural Center is a 112,000 square-foot arts facility serves as home to The Arts Partnership of Greater Spartanburg and houses the regional history museum, the 500-seat David Reid Theater and the science center

View Website

Museums, Gallery & Exhibition, Indoor Performance Venues

An non-profit organization, home for many exhibit spaces, studio spaces and a 476 seat dance theater. Find the Spartanburg Art Museum, Spartanburg History Museum, Ballet Spartanburg, Spartanburg Science Center, Little Theatre, Youth Theatre, Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra, and the HUB-BUB Placemaking Studio on Chapman's campus.

View Website

Education, Entertainment

An non-profit organization, home for many exhibit spaces, studio spaces and a 476 seat dance theater. Find the Spartanburg Art Museum, Spartanburg History Museum, Ballet Spartanburg, Spartanburg Science Center, Little Theatre, Youth Theatre, Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra, and the HUB-BUB Placemaking Studio on Chapman's campus.


Blues Boulevard Jazz

99 S Church Street


Construction
Completed in 2009

View Website

Gallery & Exhibition, Public Art, Indoor Performance Venues

Local Jazz Bar, aiming to provide the upmost exceptional entertainment not only through their music but with art and food, while being a positive impact on the community.

View Website

Dining, Entertainment

Local Jazz Bar, aiming to provide the upmost exceptional entertainment-- not only through their music, but with art and food, while being a positive impact on the community.


226 W Main St

226 W Main St


$6,000,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2009

Renovation of existing downtown building complex, that now serves as home to local restaurants and a brewery

RJ Rockers Brewery, The Silo at RJ Rockers, Cribb's Kitchen, and Main Street Pub

Creative Industries, Gallery & Exhibition, Public Art, Indoor Performance Venues, Outdoor Performance Venues

RJ Rockers Brewery and The Silo: A brewery using premium ingredients and time-honored brewing techniques to make genuinely exceptional beer. Featuring live music in indoor and outdoor spaces.View Website

Cribb's Kitchen: Serving new and traditional American cuisine, Cribb's is open for lunch and dinner Tuesday through Sunday. View Website

Main Street Pub & Eatery: Serving a pub menu, this bar and grill features live music each night of the weekend, themed Trivia nights, and Tuesday night karaoke. View Website

RJ Rockers Brewery, The Silo at RJ Rockers, Cribb's Kitchen, and Main Street Pub

Dining, Entertainment

RJ Rockers Brewery: This brewery and taproom provides great tasting handcrafted beer. Enjoy a tour, a tasting, and live music. Home to The Silo restaurant, which features creative dishes starring the flavors and brews of RJ Rockers. View Website

Cribb's Kitchen: Serving new and traditional American cuisine, Cribb's is open for lunch and dinner Tuesday through Sunday. View Website

Main Street Pub & Eatery: A popular dining and nightlife spot serving a pub menu with monthly specials, a selection of craft beer and unique spirits. Enjoy karaoke, trivia, premiere sports viewing, and more. View Website


Palmetto Building

100 E Main St.


$3,634,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2009

Renovation of existing building, creating two floors of loft-style apartments and ground floor retail space

OEC Graphics, Bella Dance Studio

Creative Industries, Indoor Performance Venues, Studios & Workshops Spaces

OEC Graphics is the oldest private family-owned pre-media company in the entire United States of America. Bella Dance Studio teaches the basics of belly dancing.

Palmetto Lofts, Groucho's Deli, Two Doors Down, Bella Dance Studio, Live Fit Now

Where to Live, Active Living, Dining, Shopping

Palmetto Lofts: Luxury apartment living featuring views overlooking Morgan Square. Flats and townhomes with prices ranging from $1,000 to $2,100 a month. View Website

Groucho's Deli: A neighborhood deli serving signature sandwiches, salads, melts and more. View Website

Two Doors Down Retail store that prides itself on quality clothing, accessories and customer service. Includes brands such as Level 99, BB Dakota and Molly Bracken. View Website

Bella Dance An eclectic school of creative movement specializing in belly dance instruction. View Website

Live Fit Now Fitness and Pilates Studio Specializing in Personal Training, Group Training, Stott Pilates Equipment Sessions, TRX Suspension Training, Athletic & Functional Training. View Website


Hub City Railroad Museum

298 Magnolia Street


Construction
Completed in 2009

View Website

Historic Sites, Museums

The museum, housed in the former Southern Railway Depot, showcases the important railroad history of Spartanburg, the Hub City of the Upstate. Admission is free.


USC Upstate George Dean Johnson Jr. College Of Business And Economics

160 E St John St.


$30,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2010

Opening in 2010, the George Dean Johnson Jr. College of Business and Economics joined the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center and the Chapman Cultural Center on Downtown's blooming northern end. The college houses USC Upstate's Business and Economics undergraduate programs

View Website

Green Spaces & Arboretums, Creative Industries, Gallery & Exhibition, Indoor Performance Venues, Outdoor Performance Venues

Affectionately known as “The George,” the 60,000-square-foot, $30 million George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics at USC Upstate is as impressive as the vitae of its namesake, who is regarded as an entrepreneurial legend.

View Website

Education, Major Employers

This state-of-the-art facility features a stock trading lab where students will make real time stock trading calls based on momentum, news and overall current-day stock market action. When not in use, it doubles as a much-needed computer lab. Smart classrooms and a tiered classroom that can accommodate 80 students, means faculty members will be using the latest technology to teach. The three galleries in “The George” features rotating exhibits from The Johnson Collection, comprised of more than 600 pieces ranging from the 1700s to the present.


Delaney's Irish Pub

117 W Main St


$30,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2010

Renovation of of downtown space for popular restaurant and bar.

View Website

Indoor Performance Venues

Authentic Irish pub with Live Music bands, 15 HD televisions, and many delicious dishes to choose from!

View Website

Dining, Entertainment

An authentic Irish pub that offers a complete menu of appetizers, sandwiches, authentic Irish & American classic food … something to satisfy everyone, including the kids. Full bar is also offered here. Enjoy the outdoor pub seating overlooking Morgan Square and Main Street in warm weather.


Masonic Temple

188 W Main St.


$350,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2010

Renovation of the ground floor of the historic Masonic Temple building for three commercial businesses

Hub City Book Shop, Little River Coffee Bar

Creative Industries, Gallery & Exhibition, Indoor Performance Venues, Outdoor Performance Venues

Hub City Bookshop & Press A non-profit liberated book store housed for literary art enthusiasts. View Website

The Little River Coffee Bar A pleasant coffee bar housing hot tea, coffee, fresh baked desserts and goods including local area artwork, open mic nights, and downtown programming outside.View Website

Hub City Book Shop, Little River Coffee Bar and Cakehead Bakeshop

Dining, Shopping, Entertainment

Hub City Bookshop & Press A non-profit liberated book store housed for literary art enthusiasts. View Website

The Little River Coffee Bar A pleasant coffee bar housing hot tea, coffee, fresh baked desserts and goods including local area artwork, open mic nights, and downtown programming outside.View Website

The CakeHead Bakeshop Homemade desserts inherited from recipes from baker Liz Blanchard. View Website


VCOM- Carolinas

350 Howard St


$30,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2011

Construction of new Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine campus, on the 18 acre site of the former Spartan Mills in the City's Northside.

VCOM- Carolinas

Green Spaces & Arboretums, Historic Sites

VCOM- Carolinas

Education

Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine campus, on the 18 acre site of the former Spartan Mills in the City's Northside. The nonprofit, private College's mission is to "prepare globally-minded, community-focused physicians to meet the needs of rural and medically underserved populations and promote research to improve human health."


Downtown Pocket Park

190 W Main St


New Construction
Completed in 2012

Addition of City maintained pocket park, featuring cafe-style seating, wifi, and eco-friendly pavement solutions to limit water runoff.

Green Spaces & Arboretums, Outdoor Performance Venues

Addition of City maintained pocket park, featuring cafe-style seating, wifi, and eco-friendly pavement solutions to limit water runoff. Featured Downtown Programming location.

Entertainment

City maintained pocket park, featuring cafe-style seating, wifi, and eco-friendly pavement solutions to limit water runoff. Downtown programming and performance location.


113 N Church St

113 N Church St.


$125,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2012

Renovation of space in existing downtown building for craft beer tap house, Growler Haus.

Growler Haus

Indoor Performance Venues

Cozy and innovative Craft Beer bar, featuring 24 rotating brews on tap; Haus bites and specialty beer tasting menus; improv, trivia, and karaoke nights; outdoor biergarten; and live music on weekends.

Growler Haus

View Website

Dining, Entertainment

Cozy and innovative Craft Beer bar, featuring 24 rotating brews on tap; Haus bites and specialty beer tasting menus; improv, trivia, and karaoke nights; outdoor biergarten; and live music on weekends.


261 Magnolia St

261 Magnolia Street


Construction
Completed in 2012

Lead Mural

Public Art

Fifty students in the USC Upstate Youth Leadership Summer Institute created a mural on one side of Magnolia Street Pub and another building across the street, painting silhouettes against a kaleidoscope of color.


Spartanburg Community College, Downtown Campus

220 E Kennedy St


$19,400,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2013

Renovation of historic Evans Building, original home of Spartanburg High School, to serve as new Downtown Campus for Spartanburg Community College

View Website

Green Spaces & Arboretums, Historic Sites, Creative Industries, Gallery & Exhibition, Public Art, Indoor Performance Venues, Studios & Workshops Spaces

Renovation of historic Evans Building, original home of Spartanburg High School, to serve as new Downtown Campus for Spartanburg Community College.

View Website

Education, Major Employers

Renovation of historic Evans Building, original home of Spartanburg High School, to serve as new Downtown Campus for Spartanburg Community College.


The Upstairs Bar

198 Ezell Street


Construction
Completed in 2013

View Website

Indoor Performance Venues

Local bar with sports and live music. Serves pizza, burgers and entrees from Brickhouse Pizzeria

View Website

Dining, Entertainment

Local bar with sports and live music. Serves pizza, burgers and entrees from Brickhouse Pizzeria.


H & K Gallery

151 West Main Street


Construction
Completed in 2015

View Website

Creative Industries, Gallery & Exhibition

An Art Gallery with an magnificent amount of art that has been produced in the South and about its American southern culture.


Ciclops Cyderi & Brewery

197 E St John Street


Construction
Completed in 2015

Ciclops Cyderi & Brewery

Creative Industries, Gallery & Exhibition, Indoor Performance Venues

The first brewery-cidery in the Upstate, offering 40 drinks on tap, including local and self-made beers and ciders. Home to several performance events, monthly Hub City Swing meetings, and the Winter Harvest Market.

Hub City Tap House and Ciclops Cyderi & Brewery

View Website

Entertainment

The first brewery-cidery in the Upstate, offering 40 drinks on tap, including local and self-made beers and ciders. Home to several performance events, monthly Hub City Swing meetings, and the Winter Harvest Market.


Sparkle City Miniputt

145 W Broad Street


$80,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2015

Coming to fruition through a public-private partnership between Hub-Bub, the City of Spartanburg and an anonymous donor, Sparkle City Miniputt is a free, nine-hole miniature golf course on E Broad St.

View Website

Active Living, Entertainment

Free mini-putt course located in downtown Spartanburg, mixing public art (sculptural and mural) with interactive fun for all ages. Putters and balls can be borrowed from Little River Coffee Bar, Growler Haus, Hub City Scoops, The Local Hiker, and Paisley Paw.


The Kindred Spirits

155 North Spring Street


Construction
Completed in 2016

The Kindred Spirits

View Website

Creative Industries, Studios & Workshops Spaces

Home to over 70 different local Spartanburg artisans, The Kindred Spirits is a studio for painting classes, free-flowing creative expression, an abundance of jewelry, pottery, and other creative media.

View Website

Shopping

Home to over 70 different local Spartanburg artisans, The Kindred Spirits is a studio for painting classes, free-flowing creative expression, an abundance of jewelry, pottery, and other creative media.


FR8Yard

125 E. Main Street


Construction
Completed in 2017

The Upstate's first biergarten! An outdoor restaurant and entertainment space constructed out of repurposed shipping containers. Features biergarten games, Jumbotron for sports, and an acoustic stage for live concerts and events. Family-friendly and dog-friendly.

Outdoor Performance Venues

An outdoor beer garden and restaurant space constructed out of repurposed shipping containers. Features biergarten games, Jumbotron for sports, and an acoustic stage for live concerts and events. Family-friendly and dog-friendly.

View Website

Dining, Entertainment

An outdoor beer garden and restaurant space constructed out of repurposed shipping containers. Features biergarten games, Jumbotron for sports, and an acoustic stage for live concerts and events. Family-friendly and dog-friendly.


AC Hotel Spartanburg

225 West Main St.


$20,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2017

New 100-room luxury boutique hotel planned for the corner of Daniel Morgan Ave. and W Main St. View Website

Gallery & Exhibition, Indoor Performance Venues

AC Hotel Rooftop Bar

View Website

Dining, Entertainment

The only thing better than the food and beverages here are the views from this 10th-story rooftop bar. Open to the public as well as guests of the first AC Hotel in the state of South Carolina.


Whipp Advertising

101 S. Church Street


Construction
Completed in 2017

Whipp Advertising

View Website

Creative Industries, Gallery & Exhibition

Advertising agency that crafts simple, authentic messages, images, videos, publications, and web content with a human touch. Clients range from Fortune 500 companies to small private colleges.


Spartanburg Herald Journal

189 West Main Street


Construction
Completed in 2017

Spartanburg Herald Journal

View Website

Creative Industries, Gallery & Exhibition, Studios & Workshops Spaces

The primary newspaper for Spartanburg county.


Montgomery Building

187 N Church St


$24,000,000

Capital Investment

Construction
Completed in 2018

Built in 1924 with an innovative ten floors of ornate, art-deco Chicago-style construction, and renovated almost a full century later by BF Spartanburg developers, the Montgomery Building is truly the "Return of a Spartanburg Icon." The renovation includes ground floor retail and restaurant space, basement and upper level office space, and 72 luxury apartment units (studio, 1 bedroom, and 2 bedroom.)

Historic Sites, Indoor Performance Venues

Built in 1924 with an innovative ten floors of ornate, art-deco Chicago-style construction, and renovated almost a full century later by BF Spartanburg developers, the Montgomery Building is truly the "Return of a Spartanburg Icon." The historic Carolina Theatre is under ongoing renovation plans, for future entertainment purposes.

The Montgomery Building

Where to Live, Dining, Shopping, Entertainment

Built in 1924 with an innovative ten floors of ornate, art-deco Chicago-style construction, and renovated almost a full century later by BF Spartanburg developers, the Montgomery Building is truly the "Return of a Spartanburg Icon."The renovation includes ground floor retail and restaurant space, basement and upper level office space, and 72 luxury apartment units-- including local coffee shop Pharmacy Coffee, Greenville-based Sidewall Pizza, Arken Media Group, James and James Collection and White Elephant Enterprises. The historic Carolina Theatre is under ongoing renovation plans, for future entertainment purposes.

Pharmacy Coffee ~ Specialty coffee shop in the historic Montgomery Building, locally-roasted and brewed in Spartanburg, SC. View Website

Sidewall Pizza ~locally owned Upstate pizza company that specializes in handcrafted brick oven pizza, fresh salads and homemade ice cream.View Website

Arken Media Group ~ArkenMedia Group believes in capturing and developing the fire found in every moment, and in each of us. With cutting edge technologies and the knowledge to practically apply them, it is our mission to provide the highest quality of media services for all occasions, big or small. View Website

James and James Collection ~ The James and James Collection is the premier destination for fine menswear in Spartanburg S.C., the Montgomery building.View Website

White Elephant Enterprise ~ is a production company based in downtown Spartanburg, led by Tim Farrell and Robyn Hussa Farrell who have worked in the entertainment industry for over 50 years, collectively. White Elephant’s passion is to offer a unique perspective to the narratives of individuals and organizations. View Website


155 W Main St

155 W Main St.


$80,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2018

Renovation of downtown building was completed in 2015.

Love Where You Live Mural

Public Art

Spearheaded by HUB-BUB, the Love Where You Live mural is Spartanburg's most iconic, transforming the corner of West Main and Spring streets.

Le Spice Restaurant and Bakery

View Website

Dining

Le Spice Restaurant is a French-Thai fusion lunch and dinner restaurant.


Dupre House

300 Howard Street


Construction
Completed in 2019

View Website

Green Spaces & Arboretums, Historic Sites

Renovated by VCOM (Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine) this historic home is part of the new college campus and a gateway into the Northside Community.


127 W Main Street

127 W Main St.


$1,000,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2019

Renovation of existing downtown building

Indoor Performance Venues

Dining, Entertainment

renovation of existing building, to include event space, restaurant, and boutique bowling alley


167 E Main St

167 East Main Street


Construction
Planned

East Main Arts

View Website

Creative Industries, Studios & Workshops Spaces

Your very own Art Center for children and adults to be able to explore and distribute their own ideas through various new artistic mediums. Themed painting nights!

East Main Arts

Entertainment

Your very own Art Center for children and adults to be able to explore and distribute their own ideas through various new artistic mediums. Themed painting nights!


Denny's Corporate Headquarters And Plaza

203 East Main Street


Construction
Planned

View Website

Green Spaces & Arboretums, Outdoor Performance Venues

Home for the Denny’s Corporation building and a huge courtyard space for small events, and concerts.

Major Employers, Entertainment

Home for the Denny’s Corporation building and a huge courtyard space for small events, and concerts.


Hub City Art Park

S Daniel Morgan Avenue


Construction
Planned

Green Spaces & Arboretums, Public Art

View Website

Entertainment

A passive area with public, sculptural art


Blackwood Associates

603 W Main Street


Construction
Planned

Blackwood Associates

View Website

Creative Industries, Gallery & Exhibition, Public Art, Studios & Workshops Spaces

Civil engineering company whom seeks out to develop schools, site developments, road designs, etc.


Artist Guild Of Spartanburg

200 E St John Street


Construction
Planned

View Website

Museums, Creative Industries, Gallery & Exhibition

Resource center for the visual arts community to come and gather knowledge about other artist work through artistic expression.


Ballet Spartanburg

200 E St John Street


Construction
Planned

View Website

Creative Industries, Indoor Performance Venues

Regional dance company excelling in commitment with education and outreach programs throughout the Upstate of South Carolina.

Entertainment


Clay Terrell Photography

401 E Kennedy St, Spartanburg, SC 29302


Construction
Planned

Clay Terrell Photography

Creative Industries, Studios & Workshops Spaces

Clay Terrell Photography Quality custom photography for affordable prices. View Website

Isabel Forbes Studio & Gallery Fine artwork portrayed on a canvas by Isabel Forbes. View Website


Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium

385 N Church Street


Construction
Planned

Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium

View Website

Creative Industries, Indoor Performance Venues

A large event center built for stage events, concerts, family shows and many more events.

Entertainment

A large event center built for stage events, concerts, family shows and many more events.


Filter By: