Month: July 2015

MissPres News Roundup 7-27-2015

Remember the good ol’ days when we could take a week or two off from news roundups in the summer and not miss much? Those days are gone, my friend, and things have been hopping, and not in a good way, in the last couple of weeks.

Another One Bites the Dust

It’s not suspicious at all when a backhoe appears on a Saturday morning behind a historic city-owned building that’s listed on the National Register of Historic Places, has been the subject of intense local debate, has been included on the… Read More ›

Mississippi Modern Exhibit

If you find yourself in or near downtown Jackson, be sure to swing by the Old Capitol Museum, where “Mississippi Modern,” a photographic exhibit of Modernist buildings around the state, is on display from July 14 through November 15, 2015. The… Read More ›

Mississippi Architect: March 1965

Editor Bob Henry’s final editorial in the Mississippi Architect is a precient warning about the encroaching blandness of Modernism. You can almost catch a wiff of post-Modernism around the corner waiting to jump out and surprise a bored American public.

Bexley School Restored!

You would have to be an original reader of Preservation in Mississippi to remember my ode to Bexley School in George County, all the way back in July 2009. The two-classroom school sits overlooking Highway 98 near Lucedale, and it’s… Read More ›