Dining and entertaining are experiences. Acting as a portal from Broadcloth Street to the lake, the Side Porch is not only a place to pass through, but a place to sit, relax and stay. Carefully designed with shade and furniture, this could become Fort Mill’s favorite outdoor room.
The buildings at the Side Porch are simple masses with additive canopies, patios, balconies, and rooftops that define the character of this public space. The careful choreography of industrial rhythms and materials and warm, tactile textures will result in a place that is fresh, welcoming and reflective of a textile legacy