Itta Bena

Mississippi’s Best Buildings of 1972

This post is a follow up to a post from a few weeks back that stimulated quite a bit of conversation about appreciation of architecture from the late 1960s and early 1970s that are now reaching the golden fifty-year mark that buildings can be considered for listing on the National Register. The buildings in today’s post are less than five years from reaching their fiftieth birthday.  

Mad Mod Delta Tour Report

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 ›

Itta Bena Craftsman

This week’s foray into Mississippi’s wealth of Craftsman bungalows takes us to Itta Bena. Itta Bena, Itta Bena, Itta Bena. You can hardly keep from saying it over and over, like Nitta Yuma or Yalobusha or Tchoutacabouffa. Anyway, back to… Read More ›