Modernism

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.  

Mississippi Landmarks 2017

It’s that time of year again when we make lists of preservation accomplishments and failures. We’ll get started with the historic properties that were designated as Mississippi Landmarks in 2017. The Mississippi Landmark designation isn’t the same as National Register… Read More ›

Trimming the Tree in McComb

A recent Susassippi post ended with the question, “What is your favorite Edgar Lucian Malvaney building?”  My pick was the 1948 Enterprise-Journal Building on Broadway in McComb.  Some time ago I ran across this newspaper clipping from the building’s dedication… Read More ›