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A laconic gauntlet thrown

The past several posts about the threats and losses of Mississippi’s nationally significant and valuable historic resources have been heavy content.  Today will hopefully be a break with some lighter fare, allowing us to recharge our efforts. Last week Malvaney unwittingly threw down… Read More ›

Katrina losses still continue

Katrina losses still continue.  One more recent loss was the National Register listed Nelson Tenement building in Pascagoula. This individually listed structure sat in its post Katrina state until it came down.  You can read the National Register Nomination here.

MissPres News Roundup 4-8-2013

We’re finally getting more sunny days – and warmer temps – which should encourage more venturing to see our favorite places.  While you all are pondering your Spring excursions, here’s the latest news. Starting in the small town of Houston… Read More ›

Modernist Storefronts of Pascagoula

Pascagoula, better known for its colonial-period Old Spanish Fort (aka De le Pointe-Krebs House), actually has some really interesting mid-20th-century buildings for the architectural explorer to examine. The commercial strip on Delmas Avenue in particular, although partially covered as a downtown “mall” as part of an urban renewal scheme in the 1970s, still has a few nicely done Modernist storefronts.

What is Rock Lath?

Have you ever seen a material attached to a wall that looked like drywall but maybe had some holes in it and possibly some plaster stuck to one side?  It’s possible you never have.  The material is called Rock Lath and… Read More ›

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