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Scott Towers was named after E.E. Scott, long-time chairman of the Greenville Housing Authority. Mr. Scott served on the Housing Authority’s board for 35 years.  


May 20, 1971 | Groundbreaking Ceremony held for Scott Towers.  The 203 unit , 14-story high rise apartment constructed on the corner of August and Thurston streets is designated exclusively for older persons. On hand for the ground-breaking were Mayor R. Cooper White, Jr.: Mayor-elect Max Heller; several city councilmen; Robert G. Chamblee, executive director of the housing authority; authority commissioners, and representatives of groups active in developing programs to help older citizens. 

1971.05.20 - Scott towers Groundbreaking Ceremony

July 2, 1972 | Scott Towers changes the skyline of the city of Greenville.  

1972.07.02 - Scott towers Changes Greenville skyline

January 19, 2014 | Scott Towers Imploded.  

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July 25, 2014 | Firefighters participate in a disaster exercise at the site Scott Towers.   

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