Month: November 2010


No it’s not a website dedicated to the preservation of Encyclopedias or even to the preservation of various wiki web pages.  Preservapedia is “your open encyclopedia for heritage conservation.”  The point being that although the internet is an amazing tool,… Read More ›

Thanksgiving 2010

It would be inappropriate to complain about an 80 degrees Thanksgiving, so I’ll just roll that into all the other things I’m thankful for this year: For the Craftsman style and the Art Deco style and for the Federal and… Read More ›

Early 20th Century Wins It!

Our first official MissPres poll asking readers to vote for their three favorite architectural styles ended yesterday in a dead heat between Craftsman/Bungalow and that three-headed beast, Art Deco/Art Moderne/Stripped Classic. Out of a total of 151 votes cast, 32… Read More ›

MissPres News Roundup 11-8-2010

No big intro this week – let’s jump right into the news: The weekly papers covering Waynesboro and Water Valley have recently published stories about how each community is looking at establishing National Register Districts.  The meetings local officials have… Read More ›

Funky Light Fixtures

I suspect I’m not the only MissPreser who enjoys the occasional Rejuvenation catalog that comes in the mail. Imagine my surprise when I spotted a Mid-Century Modern light fixture in a round student union building in the Mississippi Delta.