The Walthall Courthouse Square Park is the wonderful and hard-fought result of the most devastating event to happen to this community – the 2013 Webster County Courthouse FIRE. The local county politicians chose to demolish the courthouse remains and build a new structure on a different site. Leaders of the Village of Walthall, with the […]
Louisville, a town in bloom, is using historic building’s like this project to support the current downtown revitalization efforts. Louisville has an intact primarily linear downtown area and the Masonic Temple is the anchor near the east end of the commercial area. When the local Masons decided to sell their historic lodge, built in 1922, […]
The Mississippi State Hospital campus, designed by NW Overstreet, architect, and HC Muskopf, landscape architect, and originally containing more than 100 structures, was constructed between 1926 and 1935. The Colonial Revival style of the campus extends throughout the original and early buildings. After working with the hospital on several historic building restoration and rehabilitation projects, […]
Belinda Stewart Architects was hired in 2012 to execute an Existing Facilities Report and Phase 1 renovations for the Clarksdale Civic Center located at 506 Second Street within the local historic district of Clarksdale. The project was funded in part by a Mississippi Department of Archives and History Community Heritage Preservation Grant. The building was […]
Renovation of the Child’s Grocery Store building in downtown Eupora. The building storefront was restored, including the historic double action front entry doors. The building now houses a retail store and music studio.
The Western Auto Rehabilitation (mixed use) project began as an effort to diversify the downtown tenant spaces while rehabilitating an important part of Main Street Eupora. The original Western Auto building was is severe disrepair, but the building façade and parti-walls were salvaged and rebuilt to provide a typical street facing commercial space with three […]
We know that a picture is worth a thousand words…Communities and clients need to see the vision of their built environments. We provide facade studies for a variety of building types and locations. As an example, we have offered to provide before & after “façade studies” in our hometown. We don’t push this service or […]
The adaptive reuse of three metal buildings previously used for warehouse space and refinishing shops were modified and repaired to provide four commercial tenant spaces within the existing Historic fabric of downtown Eupora. Interior spaces were designed to suit tenants along with new parking and landscaping.
Inspired by the design recommendations from the Gulf Coast Charrette this project was conceived through a partnership between the Bay St. Louis Rotary Club and multiple Rotary Clubs locally and internationally in an effort to rebuild after the dramatic effects of hurricane Katrina. Through Rotary Club fund raising and CDBG grant funds, the project was […]
Belinda Stewart Architects, in collaboration with Mississippi Main Street, community officials, residents and business owners, developed ideas for the restoration and beautification of the city square to ultimately create a Downtown Action Plan. The goal was to provide tangible actions to take advantage of the positive aspects of the square while using the guidelines of Batesville […]