If you haven’t seen any of the previous posts… Tomorrow, August 15, 2015, is the day of the Mississippi Heritage Trust Gulf Coast Preservation Trail. This is your chance to poke around historic places across the Mississippi Gulf Coast that were saved or… Read More ›
The plans for this Bay St. Louis, Mississippi craftsman bungalow are in the Edward F. Sporl Office Records collection at Tulane University’s South Eastern Architectural Archives. The plans were featured in the just past bungalow exhibit. Here is what information was provided… Read More ›
Another Atlantic hurricane season is upon us. Buy your supplies early and check to make sure your hurricane preparation plans for your historic (and not so historic) structures are up-to-date. Happy (?) Hurricane Season BY E L MALVANEY on JUNE 1, 2009… Read More ›
The Carnival balls have been thrown and parades have been rolling across the coast for weeks. However you are marking the day I thought it would be fun to share a photograph of Biloxi architect John T. Collins. While not… Read More ›
A holiday that is celebrated with fried food? What Mississippian wouldn’t like that? Tonight (really Dec. 23, but I pressed the “Publish” button too soon) will be the eighth night of Hanukkah. MissPres is marking the occasion with photos of the Congregation Beth Israel… Read More ›
In my email inbox I received the weekly email from Architectural Record. I was intrigued with this weeks email because almost all of the articles had a preservation slant. While none of them directly relate to Mississippi, I thought they… Read More ›
If you are like me you are always searching for examples of past MissPres Architectural Words of the Week. I recently found two that will hopefully get all y’all’s creative juices flowing for the weekend. The Standard Oil Building in… Read More ›
Maybe you saw this feature on 60 Minutes a few weeks ago, but even so you might want to watch it again. Gaudi’s amazing, weird, symbolic, genius Sagrada Familia Basilica in Barcelona is the longest architectural project currently under construction,… Read More ›
First developed at the turn of the 20th century, Munsell color tools are used for producing physical color standards across a wide range of industries and disciplines to communicate color easily and accurately. Often Preservationist and Conservators use the Munsell Color… Read More ›
As we continue to refine our new look, would you make a commitment of five seconds or less to answer our little poll? Thank you kindly!
This video is a trailer for the film “Louis Sullivan: The Struggle for American Architecture.” Released in 2010, this interesting film discusses Ocean Springs, Mississippi resident Louis Sullivan’s career and philosophies. Unfortunately, like most scholarly work on Sullivan, it does not… Read More ›
It’s hard to believe that it’s been 43 years since Hurricane Camille. Follow this link to the Camille 30th Anniversary study compiled by the University of Colorado Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences Center for Science and Technology Policy… Read More ›
MissPres readers in (or will be in) the Jackson area April 13 – 15 might want to check out the Crossroads Film Festival – which will be at the Malco Theater in Madison. This year, our friends at Mississippi Heritage… Read More ›
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