Professional and Vernacular Architecture - Mississippi Heritage Trust

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1 m Curriculu ti on Mis sip sis va r pi H se istoric Pre Professional and Vernacular Architecture Curriculum Developed By Mississippi Heritage Trust PHYSICAL: 600 East Amite Street, Suite 201 Jackson, MS 39201 MAILING: P.O. Box 577, Jackson, MS 39205 PHONE: 601-354-0200 FAX: 601-354-0220 EMAIL: [email protected] ONLINE: www.mississippiheritage.com This project has been made possible with funding from the American Architectural Foundation, the Mississippi Arts Commission and the Mississippi Humanities Council.

2 m Curriculu Professional and Vernacular Architecture ti on Mis sip sis pi H istoric Presva er Shack in Delta Photo courtesy of Mississippi Development Authority This sharecroppers cabin in the Delta is an example of vernacular architecture. rev0808 Mississippi Historic Preservation Curriculum l 2008 Mississippi Heritage Trust l Professional and Vernacular Architecture l Page 2

3 m Curriculu Professional and Vernacular Architecture ti on Mis sip sis pi H istoric Presva er Church Street Elementary Photo courtesy of Mississippi Development Authority Tupelo, MS Lee County Constructed in 1936, Church Street Elementary School in Tupelo was designed by the architec- tural firm of Overstreet and Town. rev0808 Mississippi Historic Preservation Curriculum l 2008 Mississippi Heritage Trust l Professional and Vernacular Architecture l Page 3

4 m Curriculu Professional and Vernacular Architecture ti on Mis sip sis pi H istoric Presva er Shotgun Houses Photo courtesy of Mississippi Development Authority Jackson, MS Hinds County These shotgun houses on Farish Street in Jackson are an example of vernacular architecture. rev0808 Mississippi Historic Preservation Curriculum l 2008 Mississippi Heritage Trust l Professional and Vernacular Architecture l Page 4

5 m Curriculu Professional and Vernacular Architecture ti on Mis sip sis pi H istoric Presva er Fountainhead Photo courtesy of Mississippi Department of Archives and History Jackson, MS Hinds County Designed in 1948 by internationally renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright, Fountainhead is the only example of modern Wright architecture in Mississippi. Wright is known as the Father of American Architecture. rev0808 Mississippi Historic Preservation Curriculum l 2008 Mississippi Heritage Trust l Professional and Vernacular Architecture l Page 5

6 m Curriculu Professional and Vernacular Architecture ti on Mis sip sis pi H istoric Presva er Railroad Section Foremans House Photo courtesy of Mississippi Department of Archives and History Valley Park, MS Issaquena County This raised cottage is an example of vernacular architecture. rev0808 Mississippi Historic Preservation Curriculum l 2008 Mississippi Heritage Trust l Professional and Vernacular Architecture l Page 6

7 m Curriculu Professional and Vernacular Architecture ti on Mis sip sis pi H istoric Presva er Saddlebag Cottage Photo courtesy of Mississippi Department of Archives and History Holly Springs, MS Marshall County This cottage is an example of vernacular architecture. rev0808 Mississippi Historic Preservation Curriculum l 2008 Mississippi Heritage Trust l Professional and Vernacular Architecture l Page 7

8 m Curriculu Professional and Vernacular Architecture ti on Mis sip sis pi H istoric Presva er Bethany Baptist Church Photo courtesy of Mississippi Department of Archives and History Enid, MS Tallahatchie County This church is an example of vernacular architecture. The pointed arches above the doors are a common rural adaptation of the Gothic style. rev0808 Mississippi Historic Preservation Curriculum l 2008 Mississippi Heritage Trust l Professional and Vernacular Architecture l Page 8

9 m Curriculu Professional and Vernacular Architecture ti on Mis sip sis pi H istoric Presva er Standard Life Building (Tower Building) Photo courtesy of Mississippi Department of Archives and History Jackson, MS Hinds County One of most photographed buildings in Jackson, the Standard Life Building stands 18 stories tall. Designed in the Art Deco style, the building was completed in five months and 15 days with construction crews working 24-hour shifts. It was designed by Jackson architect Claude H. Lindsley. rev0808 Mississippi Historic Preservation Curriculum l 2008 Mississippi Heritage Trust l Professional and Vernacular Architecture l Page 9

10 m Curriculu Professional and Vernacular Architecture ti on Mis sip sis pi H istoric Presva er Longwood Photo courtesy of Mississippi Department of Archives and History Natchez, MS Adams County Designed in 1859 by Philadelphias distinguished architect Samuel Sloan the construction of Long- wood stopped in 1861 because of the Civil War. The building has never been completed. rev0808 Mississippi Historic Preservation Curriculum l 2008 Mississippi Heritage Trust l Professional and Vernacular Architecture l Page 10

11 m Curriculu Professional and Vernacular Architecture ti on Mis sip sis pi H istoric Presva er Manship House Photo courtesy of Mississippi Department of Archives and History Jackson, MS Hinds County Charles Henry Manship, a decorative painter and mayor of Jackson, built his Gothic Revival cot- tage villa in 1857. The building now houses a museum. rev0808 Mississippi Historic Preservation Curriculum l 2008 Mississippi Heritage Trust l Professional and Vernacular Architecture l Page 11

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