The Historic Canton High School building is a Mississippi Landmark and individually listed on the National Register of Historic Places. After sitting vacant for many years and through continued hopeful planning for adaptive reuse and maintenance projects, a development project was born through the partnership of the preservation architect and the developer. Its masonry facade […]
Bank of Kilmichael, Kilmichael, Mississippi 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 it thrive again. The owners of The Bank of Kilmichael are doing just that for their hometown. […]
The Historic Wilson Banking Company Building located in the Cotton Row Historic District in Greenwood, MS was purchased to be utilized as a Bank again. This project was championed by the Owner’s desire to expose the original character of this 1913 Beaux Arts Building and restore the exterior and interior, while sensitively inserting the modernized […]
The Mahan Creek Dental office was a unique program that included providing a large addition to the rear of an existing log cabin that burned and would be restored as part of the project. The property is beautifully wooded and the addition overlooks a ravine.
We were approached by a prospering local bank to create a new branch in the Eupora area. In keeping with the bank’s commitment to community and local vernacular, they were interested in a building that was comfortable for all citizens and clients. The building incorporates elements that give the feel of a historic downtown building […]
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.
Completed in phases over 5 years, the former Rayner Building was rehabilitated for use as a law office, with the exterior restoration of the building completed first. A lightweight cornice was installed inspired by the original as seen in early postcard photographs, non-original paint was removed from the masonry, the awning was restored, and the […]
The Yates School of Dance owners sought to return the historic character to their 100 year old commercial storefront. The removal of the non-original finishes uncovered the original cast iron columns. Once the columns were uncovered we provided an architectural rendering giving the owner ideas for an appropriate storefront, colors and signage fitting with the […]
This simple metal framed building was designed for Galloway Construction Company in West Point, Mississippi. The goal of this project was to utilize a common pre-engineered metal building system, various salvaged construction materials available from the company, and other simple and straightforward materials to provide a well-designed corporate identity.
The restoration of 61 North Dunn Street is part of a continued effort for downtown revitalization in Eupora. The intent of this project was to reflect the creative practices of Belinda Stewart Architects and provide an example of the impact historic preservation and revitalization plays in a downtown setting. The newly renovated storefront is closely […]