Books

Out-of-State Architects and Mississippi Architecture from “The American School and University” 1928-1934

Yesterday’s post, “Mississippi Architects and Architecture from ‘The American School and University’ 1928-1934,” covered Mississippi architects and the school buildings they designed in Mississippi (and occasionally elsewhere). Since architectural practices rarely stay inside state lines, today’s post contains the listings… Read More ›

For Your Saturday Reading

An article in the Wall Street Journal about the 150-story Chicago Spire, unfortunately shaped like a screw: “Push to Finish Tallest Tower” And a strong opinion in the City Journal about Modernist guru Le Corbusier that begins “Le Corbusier was… Read More ›

Speaking of Churches

While I was writing yesterday’s post on Carrollton’s churches, I came across a review of a book about Mississippi churches that I keep close at hand as a reference, Historic Churches of Mississippi. Published by University Press of Mississippi in… Read More ›

MissPres News Roundup 9-11-2009

Another Friday, another MissPres News Roundup, just like clockwork, even though I’ve had a long and arduous week. This week’s featured song is “Nobody Knows the Troubles I’ve Seen.” August something: An article in the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal  that I initially… Read More ›