Month: January 2014

Architectural Twins: The A&Ps

Today’s post is about mid-20th-century design, but it’s not about Mid-Century Modern. Instead, it’s about the perhaps less-hipster Mid-Century Colonial style. I’m sure I’m not the first to notice these cupola-ed Colonial Revival buildings on the edges of many Mississippi… Read More ›

Friday Puzzler

It’s been a while since we did a puzzle, and this Friday just seemed like a good time. If you missed the first one, it will be a good warm-up for you–it’s easier than today’s selection, which is the Medgar… Read More ›

Mississippi Landmarks 2013

As we’ve noted before, “Mississippi Landmark” and “National Register” are sometimes confused, but they are two completely different programs to recognize historic properties. The National Register is administered by the National Park Service, while the Mississippi Landmark designation is conferred… Read More ›

2013 in review

As usual WordPress prepared a quirky annual report for MissPres: Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 200,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum,… Read More ›