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Mississippi Mid-Century Modern Buildings

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former Treasurer Loans
Corinth, MS
The Treasurer Loans building appears to be from the 1960s. The building later housed the Pioneer Credit Co. [map]

Decatur Telephone Company
Decatur, MS
The Decatur Telephone Company building appears to be from the 1950s or 1960s. [map]

commercial building
Gulfport, MS
This commercial building was built in 1973. I assume the gabled roof was added later. I don't know what the building housed originally but it has been used as a used car lot office since at least 2007. [map]

Gulfport Public Library
Gulfport, MS
The Gulfport Public Library was designed by Charles L. Proffer and built in 1966. The building had been vacant since it was damaged by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. In 2020, the building was renovated for use by the Coast Transit Authority. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Municipal Fire Station #5
Jackson, MS
Municipal Fire Station #5 was probably built in the 1960s. Municipal Fire Station #16 is from 1964. [map]

Kolb's Cleaners
Jackson, MS

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This Kolb's Cleaners was designed by Robert Overstreet and built in 1955 This was the company's main location. In 2016, this location closed and the sign letters were removed from the canopy. There are plans to include this building as the lobby for a nine-story hotel known as The Fondren. However, nothing had happened by 2022. [map]

Kolb's Cleaners
Jackson, MS
Veterans Memorial
Jackson, MS
This Kolb's Cleaners is now used as a parking lot office. The building was built around 1970 and housed the "Lamar Package Store" before it became a Kolb's. For more, see this website. [map]

This Veterans Memorial was dedicated in 1976. It is installed in front of the Hinds County Courthouse. [map]

Jackson Municipal Library
Jackson, MS
This Jackson Municipal Library was built around 1954. In 2017, the building was sold to the Mississippi Baptist Convention. [map]

Smith Park Band Shell
Jackson, MS
The Smith Park Band Shell was built in 1973. [map]

Laurel Mid-Century Modern Buildings:
Federal Building & Post Office
Saul Engineering & Surveying Inc.

Hope Village
Meridian, MS
Hope Village was designed by Chris Risher, Sr. and built in 1962. It was originally known as the Masonic Children's Home. [map]

More Meridian Mid-Century Modern Buildings:
Sears, Roebuck & Company [gone]

Gryder House
Ocean Springs, MS
The Gryder House was designed by Bruce Goff and built in 1960. 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Pascagoula Professional Building
Pascagoula, MS
This Pascagoula Professional Building was built in 1971. For more, see this website. [map]

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