Stories this week come from Vicksburg, Meridian, Ellisville, and Philadelphia. The big local story this week might be the listing for sale of the Presbyterian Church in Rodney. If you haven’t heard about this yet, be sure the check out yesterday’s post. The big national news this week is the loss of the federal preservation tax credits.
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Let’s jump right into this week’s roundup. A roundup that contains lots of stories from Jackson. Starting in Jackson‘s Belhaven Neighborhood, over the years, First Presbyterian Church on N. State Street has been buying homes adjacent to the church property. … Read More ›
Thursday evening at the restored historic Lowry House in Jackson, the Mississippi Heritage Trust announced its latest list of Mississippi’s 10 Most Endangered Historic Places. As always, the announcement was followed by food, fellowship, and a silent auction of artwork… Read More ›
From our friends at the Mississippi Heritage Trust comes the announcement of this year’s 10 Most Endangered Places Unveiling. This bi-annual event shines light on some of Mississippi’s most endangered historic places and is always a good time to meet… Read More ›
The Mississippi Heritage Trust is requesting nominations for their 10 Most Endangered Historic Places in Mississippi list. The deadline for submitting the nominations is July 31, 2017. What place or places might you nominate? Here are some of the past… Read More ›
Lets jump right into this week’s roundup. Starting in Starkville, fourteen structures including three historic houses were demolished this week for an “a planned upscale, mixed-use development that will include retail shops and loft apartments” The article gives the developers… Read More ›
From Corinth to Gulfport, and points in between, here’s some of the Mississippi preservation news that’s fit to print (virtually, on the internets).
Whats been going on Preservation wise in Jackson, Tupelo, Meridian, Hattiesburg, and your neck of the woods?
From our friends at the Mississippi Heritage Trust, an invitation to join with other Mississippi preservationists and “building huggers of all stripes” in Cleveland, Miss. June 8-9. In addition to hearing speakers and eating good food, you will tour the… Read More ›
This Friday we’ve got two puzzles for two preservation-related events that are taking place: one today and one tomorrow. Today (3/24/17) at Mississippi State University is the Dan and Gemma Camp Classical Lecture: Restoring the Mississippi State Capitol, to be… Read More ›
Preservation in Mississippi celebrated its 8th birthday last week, but the Mississippi Heritage Trust is celebrating its 25th this week, and according to this press release, they’re throwing a party in Columbus to celebrate. Congratulations, MHT! The Mississippi Heritage Trust… Read More ›
Check out the feature that Walt Grayson did on the Mississippi Heritage Trust and preservation around the state on his recent episode “Helping One Another” on MPB’s Mississippi Roads.
As the Magnolia State blooms, what’s been going on in the historic preservation world this last week? Several articles have highlighted the Legislature’s last-minute re-authorization (seems like the Leg did a lot of last-minute stuff this year) of the historic… Read More ›
Today’s post is brought to you by our inveterate architectural tourist, Neel Reid, who also reported on last year’s Mad Mod Eastover tour. ————————————————— It’s easy to overlook Modernist commercial architecture. Coming into a world where cars dictate the layout… Read More ›
From sunken treasures to interpretive plaques on Confederate monuments, this week’s roundup proves it’s definitely not all moonlight and magnolias here in azalea-blooming, early-Spring Mississippi.
Mississippi Heritage Trust Mad Mod Affair Delta Saturday, April 2 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.-Architectural Tour of the Delta $25 a person Architects in the mid-twentieth century defied tradition and experimented with color, form and materials to create the… Read More ›
MHT’s 10 Most Endangered Places unveiling for 2015 came off without a hitch at MHT’s Lowry House, still under construction but looking pretty spiffy. This was the 10th unveiling since the list was introduced in 1999, meaning that we have reached… Read More ›
On Thursday, October 22, the Mississippi Heritage Trust will announce the 10th list of the 10 Most Endangered Historic Places in Mississippi at the Lowry House in Jackson, once endangered and now undergoing an extensive restoration. The Mississippi Heritage Trust… Read More ›