Mississippi Art Deco & Streamline Moderne Buildings

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Taylor Building

Columbia High School
Columbia, MS
Columbia High School was built in 1937. [map]

Hostess Cake [map]

Hercules Powder Co.
Hattiesburg, MS
The Hercules Powder Co. plant opened on this property in 1923. The company produced chemical products. This building served as the employee cafeteria, club room, and store. I believe it was built in the early 1940s. Ashland Inc. bought the property in 2009 and the plant closed later that year. For more, see this website. [map]

Woolfolk State Office Building
Jackson, MS
The Woolfolk State Office Building was built in 1949. [map]

George Elementary School
Jackson, MS
The George Elementary School was built in 1929. [map]

Naval Reserve Center
Jackson, MS
The Naval Reserve Center was designed by John L. Turner and built in 1949. It was used as a training facility for the Navy and Marine Corps. Operations were moved to the Meridian Naval Air Station in 2000. The buildings, owned by the State of Mississippi, remained vacant after that. These photos are from 2010. By 2014, the building had been restored. [map]

Standard Life Building: 1, 2
Bailey School: 1, 2

Threefoot Building
Meridian, MS
The Threefoot Building was completed in 1928 and it is still Meridian's tallest building. The building's name was derived from the builder's name of Dreifus (German translation is "three" + "feet"). It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, 3, and 4. [map]

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