While much of the news around the state this past week was centered around the municipal elections most communities held this week, but we managed to find a good number of preservation stories this week as well. We’ll start off… Read More ›
While not breaking news, I learned this week that shortly after the April 2012 Power of Preservation in Economic Development Conference, the Mississippi Heritage Trust made available on their website several of the presentations given at that conference in Ocean… Read More ›
Jackson in the Civil War, The Black Russian, and Forrest Cooper’s Jackson postcards–something for everyone in the next week!
Spring Pilgrimage time is upon us, and here’s a list of all the known Mississippi home tours, along with a few out-of-state that you might be interested in. Old house and architecture buffs should be first in line for pilgrimage tickets each year.
Two preservation related events are coming up this next week: If you are going to be New Orleans adjacent this Monday Feb. 18, the Louisiana Landmark Society is hosting a panel discussion entitled “Fight Blight”. While this discussion is taking… Read More ›
We received word yesterday that Sam Kaye, longtime preservation architect from Columbus, Miss., died on New Year’s Day. His funeral is Saturday in Columbus. Kaye served on the state’s National Register Review Board, and was president of that board the last two years (as well as at other times in his 35-year tenure).
Something about the traditions and nostalgia of the Christmas season seems to go hand-in-hand with getting out and seeing our historic places around the state dressed up and ready for visitors
If you’re on Facebook like the Whole World seems to be, maybe you’ve noticed the page for the Mississippi chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture. If not, you might want to check it out, and maybe commit to come… Read More ›