In celebration of #NationalInternDay, we are thrilled to feature our outstanding interns who have been with us this summer! Pictured above (from left to right) are Aidan Taylor, Colin Finnigan, Lily Cate King, Alston Brown, Ellen Overstreet, and Rich Fridy. Jayden Woullard and Evelyn Ramirez (not pictured) joined our team for the first half of […]
Timed to what would have been Emmett Till’s 82nd birthday, President Joe Biden signed a proclamation to designate the Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley National Monument, a multi-state national monument which includes the Tallahatchie County courthouse in Sumner, Mississippi; Graball Landing on the banks of the Tallahatchie River in Mississippi; and Roberts Temple Church of God in Christ in Chicago, Illinois. This proclamation brings to reality an overdue national recognition of Emmett Till’s life and legacy, along with his mother, Mamie Till-Mobley, who courageously catalyzed the American civil rights movement.
In January 2023, the Mississippi Department of Archives & History (MDAH) awarded more than $3.4M in preservation grants through the Community Heritage Preservation Grant (CHPG) program, funded by the Mississippi State Legislature. This grant program will assist nineteen preservation and restoration projects throughout the state.
On November 7, the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC) announced the recipients of this year’s Building Fund for the Arts (BFA) Grant. BFA Grant funding “supports the much-needed repair, renovation, expansion, or construction of Mississippi facilities that serve as sites for year-round arts programming in their communities.” In FY2023, the Mississippi Legislature approved $3M for the […]
To wrap up #PreservationMonth, below is a 3D rendering fly-through of the Lollar’s Grove schoolhouse in Webster County, Mississippi. The schoolhouse has been neglected for many years. Recently, our team measured the remaining structure and created this rendering for instructional purposes on historic/vernacular architecture at a local high school. Constructed in 1927, this charming two-room […]
On January 21, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) board of trustees awarded $3M+ in grants through the Community Heritage Preservation Grant (CHPG) program. The CHPG program is funded by the Mississippi Legislature and assists preservation and restoration efforts on historic properties throughout Mississippi. We were pleased to see six of our client’s […]
Last Wednesday, we attended the grand opening for Guaranty Bank & Trust (GB&T)’s Starkville branch. Working alongside Adrenaline Agency on another GB&T project, we were pleased to provide architectural services for the bank’s new branch location. We cannot wait to see this space used by their employees & customers, and we are grateful to have been a […]
On Monday, we attended the grand opening for the Bolivar County Multipurpose Complex. This complex was originally built in the 1970s and has acted as a flexible, multi-event space venue for the County. The project included a complete interior and exterior renovation, which will help better serve the County and its residents. Pictured above in […]
Thank you to everyone who came out to our 30th Anniversary Block Party last Saturday! We are so thankful for our community and had a blast celebrating with everyone. Another huge thank you to Hunter Gibson & The Gators for a rocking set! #FunOnDunn
YOU’RE INVITED! In celebration of our 30th Anniversary, Belinda Stewart Architects, PA is hosting a block party Saturday, September 25th – starting at 5:30 PM – on North Dunn Street in Eupora. All are welcome to join us for live music, food trucks, door prizes, a bounce house, and FUN! We are looking forward to […]
The rich stories included in The Citizen Architect reflect the many wonderful projects we have been fortunate to be a part of over the years. We hope you enjoy this tangible documentation of our 30th Anniversary and that it inspires you in whatever projects you may be undertaking or dreaming of starting. Head over to […]
Belinda had the extraordinary privilege of attending the preview of the Smithsonian Exhibit “Reckoning with Remembrance: History, Injustice and the Murder of Emmett Till.” The preview was opened with a panel discussion by Rev. Wheeler Parker, Till family member, and Tallahatchie County leaders about the long struggle of preserving Emmett Till’s Memory. Click on the […]