Columbia High School – Columbia MS

Description

PWA project 1212 in Mississippi, the two-story, reinforced concrete building “…may be the best early example of the International style in the state and attracted national attention when it opened” (Mississippi Department of Archives and History). It was featured in both Architectural Forum and The New Yorker magazine when it opened (Preziosi, 2008).

It is alternatively described as Art Moderne (MDAH).

Source notes

Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Historic Resources Inventory database, "Columbia High School." Retrieved from http://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/prop.aspx?id=1889648798&view=facts&y=959

Preziosi, D. (2008). Broad Street-Church Street Historic District, Columbia, Mississippi. Nomination form for the National Register of Historic Places.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on February 21, 2014.

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Location Info


1009 Broad Street
Columbia, MS 39429

Coordinates: 31.2507615, -89.8215222

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