What an honor it is to have the opportunity to work on this beauty, Rosalie. The mansion is currently closed, but once open it is worth a visit to learn of its uniqueness and historical significance to Natchez.
Craig visited the Marshall County Courthouse and got an up close look at the cupola clock! Can you see the worn away marks from the old roman numerals?
Let’s start the week off with a fun Before and After: Bank of Kilmichael Renovation and Restoration in their hometown, Kilmichael, MS. The historic square of Downtown Kilmichael, like many Mississippi small towns, was lost to time. It is slowly being rediscovered by those who remember it as it once was and hope to see […]
“Being in this pivotal moment of having to redefine what makes a community, and what community means to us, we can reclaim our sense of what matters and reconnect to the things that bring us together, rather than the things that keep us isolated. “I see people saying, ‘It may just be my corner of […]
We knew the original vault was intact, but little did we know that the surrounding original glazed brick was also! It was hiding behind drywall waiting to be found like a treasure trove. We also kept the original floor tile and “caryatid” wall figures that were unique characteristics of the historic building – the glass […]
We are not typically fans of only keeping the facades of buildings without also keeping the other historic parts of the building, but occasionally this is the best way forward. Downtown Okolona has had several devastating losses to their historic downtown area. When a downtown bank building collapsed a few years ago, it structurally and […]
While we are known for restoring courthouses and depots, we do love a new construction project. We are honored to be a part of this project to provide a new station to serve the Bolivar County Volunteer Fire Fighters well who serve their community well! This particular progress site visit included reviewing rebar before the […]
In the recent issue of the Mississippi State University ALUMNUS Magazine, you can find Belinda spotlighted as part of the “MSU Architecture Alumni Leave Lasting Legacy through Campus Facilities” article. Click the link here to check out the full article!
Preservation Month Awareness: #8 of “31 Ways to Celebrate Preservation Month” – Represent the #THISPLACEMATTERS movement! https://savingplaces.org/…/31-ways-to-celebrate-preservatio… The Walthall Courthouse Square Park is the wonderful and hard-fought result of the most devastating event to happen to this community – the 2013 burning of the historic Webster County Courthouse. The local county politicians chose to demolish […]
Our local nursing home needed masks and asked for people to make them at home. They even posted a tutorial on the kind of mask to make. A few of us dusted off our sewing machines to help. If you are interested in making masks for your family or your local healthcare workers, here is […]
What started off as a small idea to show support for our local healthcare workers has grown into a big community effort in order to provide free meals as a “thank you” to those who are putting themselves on the line, our #HOMETOWNHEROES! This is the second week that free meals have been provided for […]
AIA recently released footage of the candidates speeches at AIA Grassroots earlier this year. See Belinda’s here. It seems ages ago that we were visiting, learning and socializing together in New Orleans. Unbelievable that it was only 7 weeks ago. We are living in unprecedented times – with challenges and restrictions that we don’t usually […]