Tag Tuesday: 1810-1819

This week’s Tag Tuesday post is brought to you by the semi-circular (or round) arch and elliptical fanlight so characteristic of the Federal style that was coming into its own in the second decade of the nineteenth century. How many… Read More ›

Architect Pics: Elaine Carbrey

While searching newspaper archives for architecture awards from between 1965-1978 for our Mississippi’s Best Buildings series, I ran across an award to a student from Columbia, Mississippi who, in 1966, was studying at LSU. Architecture Award — Elaine Virginia Carbrey, daughter… Read More ›

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 ›

Overstreet Interview, Part 2

We’re in the middle of a three-part transcription of a conversation between our own N.W. Overstreet, perhaps Mississippi’s most prominent 20th-century architect, and A.J. Boase, the manager of the Structural Bureau of the Portland Cement Association. The interview took place… Read More ›