Construction was completed on the Spires Bolling House in 1858 with the help of Jim Wells, the father of Ida B. Wells who was born on the property and later became a crusader for African-American and women’s rights. Through a partnership with the City of Holly Springs, Mississippi, Ida B. Wells Gallery Board of Directors, […]
An existing facilities review and preliminary design scope to focus on the needed repairs and the desired program to repair and restore the courthouse. Grant writing assistance has also been provided. In 2013 a water infiltration assessment of the current courthouse was performed and a report was completed for the county of our findings.
The project began with planning assistance to review the condition and overall needs of the facility and to determine a phased scope of work for the buildings restoration. Full A/E services were provided for the restoration of the building’s exterior envelope.
The project began with a structural assessment of the historic bell tower and related structure. During planning of the tower restoration, the courthouse was fire bombed. Services expanded to include emergency inspection services and planning of the full recovery and renovation. Full A/E services were provided for the repair and restoration of the areas damaged […]
Services include architectural services to conduct a conditions analysis of the historic courthouse exterior and to design, document and provide construction administration services for the restoration of the entrance porticos – including the restoration and resurfacing of historic decorative terra cotta panels.
During exterior restoration of the Pontotoc County Courthouse the County Board of Supervisors recognized the need to expand the functions of the courthouse, without destroying the character of the courthouse or relocating from the historic court square. Belinda Stewart Architects worked with the County to identify three vacant downtown buildings to house the Chancery Offices, […]
The historic courthouse was designed by the same architect as Mississippi’s state capital and exhibits many simplified, but similar, configurations. The project began with a conditions assessment of the exterior of the facility and a review of moisture related issues throughout the site and facility. A/E services were provided to restore the exterior of the […]
Enochs Hall was built in 1920 as a dormitory and cafeteria for the former Whitworth College. The former college campus was transformed into the Mississippi School for the Arts, the statewide school for the arts for the State of Mississippi, beginning in 1999. Enochs Hall has been restored in phases, the first of which was […]
Immanuel Church is a one-story Gothic Revival church building of brick construction with a slate roof, built in 1909. It is an excellent example of a small-town Gothic Revival church from the first decade of the twentieth century. It retains all of its original structure, windows, and interior fittings including woodwork, floors, pews, organ and […]
Project included full rehabilitation of the former NC Education Building to house the NC Attorney General’s offices. A variety of spaces were created including offices, conference, educational spaces, mock court facilities and support facilities. BSA provided historic preservation consulting services including the existing facilities review, existing conditions assessment and drawings and design and documentation of […]
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 […]
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