As you know, we at MissPres are fascinated by concrete block and all the forms it took before it became boring old cinder block. Lately, I was driving around McComb and noticed a number of very finely detailed concrete-block houses,… Read More ›
Two weeks ago we quietly celebrated the fourth birthday of MissPres.com with a great article about the early conversations regarding the first restoration the Old Capitol. Discussing the old capital has become an anniversary tradition. Another anniversary tradition has been the introduction of a… Read More ›
The October 1964 edition of the Mississippi Architect features an industrial building in Corinth, designed by John L. Turner.
This post is kind of a stream of consciousness post, although probably not qualifying as Faulkneresque. Back in May, I happened to catch most of the Mississippi Arts Hour on MPB (which I prefer to call by its old name,… Read More ›
As JRGordon noted in last week’s News Roundup, the long-abandoned and highly endangered Corinth Machinery Building, built in 1869, suffered a large partial collapse in that weekend’s heavy storms. As you might remember from a post back in January 2010,… Read More ›
This is the first of two posts on Corinth regarding this situation, the second post will be published tomorrow. Per the October 21, 2010 edition of the Daily Corinthian, the Corinth aldermen met on October 19 and voted to remove… Read More ›