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The location is ideal, within minutes of Downtown Columbia, the Congraree River and Vista Districts, and the University of South Carolina.
The community’s commitment to historic preservation and environmental protection provides a place of unique community character that customers appreciate.
The Mill District is one of the safest communities in the metro area.
The diverse population makes the District a center of activity, serving upwards of 5,000 living within walking distance of local businesses, entertainment, and sports venues.
Artists, entrepreneurs, service professionals, and nonprofits currently thrive in the Mill District.
The Mill District Alliance is committed to the marketing and recognition of the Mill District as a great place to live, play, and work.
The Assembly Street Corridor has established successful small businesses and is ripe for new development and reuse.
Richland County Bailey Bill
Historic Preservation Incentives