Recent Past

Jackson’s Municipal Library

The Northside Sun published an article last week about the old Municipal Library in Jackson. Besides being a pretty cool Modern structure designed by the prominent Jackson firm of N.W. Overstreet & Associates, the building is significant for its Civil Rights… Read More ›

Red Hot Truck Stop, Meridian

In Friday morning’s SAH session on Architecture of the Road, Ethel Goodstein-Murphree of the University of Arkansas gave an enlightening paper called “The Common Place of the Common Carrier: The American Truck Stop.” She devoted a whole section to the Red… Read More ›

Gulfport Library update

A third public meeting about the future of Gulfport Library took place on Thursday (the 12th) and this one seems to have actually produced some encouraging movement on all sides. According to the Sun-Herald article, the many interested parties, including… Read More ›

The Return of Modernism

All this has happened before, and will happen again. At least that’s what I’ve learned from 4 seasons of Battlestar Galactica, along with lots of impenetrable mythology.  So, I shouldn’t be surprised that Modernism has come back around. To me, the resurrection… Read More ›