louries building: Revitalizing Columbia’s Main Street - 07/25/11 09:57 AM
Columbia SC    
I waited a couple of months for the grand opening hoopla to subside and chose a random Sunday afternoon to visit the new Mast General Store to see how business was going.  Mast moved into the historic Lourie’s Building at 1601 Main Street in late May.  Located at the corner of Main and Taylor Streets in downtown Columbia the building has housed retail operations since 1884.  Columbia is the ninth location for Mast.
 

The store sells traditional mercantile goods ranging from penny candy and bird houses to cast iron skillets and rocking chairs, along with clothing on … (1 comments)