Mississippi State University: Faculty Residences – Starkville MS

Description

Projects w1209, w1226-1 and w1226-2 constructed buildings on the campus of then Mississippi State College (now Mississippi State University). The projects were part of a 5-year building program from 1934-1939 totaling $1,424,478. Seven faculty apartment buildings and six residences were constructed under the Public Works Administration funded program. The apartment residences for faculty and staff were 2-story structures in the Georgian Revival Style. Some were frame construction and others brick/stucco. At least 3 of the brick structures are extant, and at least 1 of the frame residences. Architect firm was Johnston & Stevens.

Source notes

Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Historic Resources Inventory Database. Retrieved September 1, 2019 from
https://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/rpt.aspx?rpt=publicPropSearch&Name=&StreetNo=&StreetName=&City=Starkville&County=Any

Report No. 5. Status of Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects. Region No. 3 Mississippi. (January 3, 1940). Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Projects Division, p. 105.

State's 5-year building program cost $1,200,000. (Dec. 25, 1938). Clarion-Ledger, p. 7.
Building work set at State. (Aug. 9, 1939). Clarion-Ledger, p. 10.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on September 2, 2019.

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Location Info


808 University Drive
Starkville, Mississippi 39762

Location notes: Also 810 and 812 University Drive. Original street address was Lee Bldv. West.

Coordinates: 33.4591862, -88.79980690000002

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