East End Homes Public Housing Complex – Biloxi MS

Description

End End Homes was the third public housing project to be completed in Biloxi. Architects Matthes and Landry with John Thomas Collins designed the facility and it was constructed by Currie & Corley. Currie & Corley’s bid was $225,576 for the 96 unit facility. Elmer Richards Electric Company secured electrical work for $9,994.50, Patton & Son awarded the plumbing, heating, and sewage contract for $36,990, and Ray V. Pisarich, sewage disposal system for $22,586. The work began Feb. 10, 1941 and was completed later that year. Damage from Hurricane Katrina in 2005 resulted in demolition and the Cadet Point Senior Housing was built on the site in 2007.

Source notes

Mississippi Department of Archives & History. Historic Resources Inventory. East End Homes. Retrieved October 26, 2019 from: https://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/rpt.aspx?rpt=publicPropSearch&Name=&StreetNo=&StreetName=&City=Biloxi&County=Any

Currie & Corley are low bidders. Biloxi Daily Herald, Nov. 14, 1940; p. 1 and 11.

Housing work is beginning. Feb. 4, 1941. Clarion-Ledger, p. 2.

Housing Authority of Biloxi Offers its Bonds for Sale. Jun 3, 1941. Biloxi Daily Herald, p. 5

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on October 27, 2019.

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Location Info


201 Maple Street
Biloxi, Mississippi 39530

Location notes: East Howard Avenue to Third Street; crosses Maple Street

Coordinates: 30.3990882, -88.86601919999998

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