Bayou Auguste Homes Public Housing – Biloxi MS

City:
Biloxi, MS

Site Type:
Public Housing, Civic Facilities

New Deal Agencies:
Housing Programs, US Housing Authority (USHA)

Started:
1940

Completed:
1941

Designer:
John Thomas Collins

Contractor:
Pittman Brothers

Quality of Information:
Good

Site Survival:
No Longer Extant

Description

Bayou Auguste Homes for African Americans was completed 1941 in the 600 block of Roy Street. John Thomas Collins was supervising architect and construction was by Pittman Brothers.

Source notes

Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Historic Resources Inventory. Bayou Auguste 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. (Nov. 14, 1940). Biloxi Daily Herald, p. 1, 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

Site originally submitted by Susan Allen on October 28, 2019.

Location Info


600 block Roy Street
Biloxi, Mississippi 39530

Coordinates: 30.40484628, -88.87872033

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