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 ›
Month: November 2010
MissPres has gone over the river and through the woods for Thanksgiving, but we’re sending postcards back from Mississippi’s past.
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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
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.
I’ve finally gotten around to reading a book that’s been on my shelf waiting for a while, Crabgrass Frontier by Kenneth T. Jackson. Not a traditional architectural history, the book does explain alot about how American cities and suburbs came… Read More ›