Bayview Homes Public Housing Complex – 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

Bayview Homes was constructed 1941 in the 400 block of Braun Avenue. John Thomas Collins was the supervising architect and Pittman Brothers construction built the facility.

Source notes

Mississippi Department of Archives & History. Historic Resources Inventory. Bayview 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

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

Location Info


400 block Braun Avenue
Biloxi, Mississippi 39530

Location notes: 30.409038; -88.88281148

Coordinates: 30.4086174, -88.88298730000002

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