Category Archives: Gothic Revival

I have this thing for clocks: Big Ben

I love clocks.  Clocks on buildings and towers and streets–not just clocks in general.  There is something about the presence of a clock in the built environment that fascinates me.  Since the London trip was pre-blog days, I have been … Continue reading

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Pont Street Mews, St. Saviour’s Church, and Walton Street

Pont Street Mews is a cobble-street cul-de-sac off Walton Street, housing 26 residential properties.  The two and three storey properties were built in 1879.  They were originally constructed as a coach house and/or stable accommodations for the houses on Pont … Continue reading

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St. Mary’s Minor Basilica

My first visit to St. Mary’s Minor Basilica was back in Lottabusha County Chronicles I days. You can read more about St. Mary Minor Basilica in Natchez there.  These photos are from a brief view down the street, captured as the sun … Continue reading

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Holy Family Catholic Church Historic District

Holy Family Catholic Church Historic District includes buildings around St. Catherine Street, which begins at the site of the Forks of the Road historic slave market, and ends at Martin Luther King Street–formerly Pine Street.  I first spied the steeple … Continue reading

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Hume-Fogg Academic High School

The imposing Gothic Revival Hume-Fogg Academic High School occupies the block of Broadway between Rosa Parks Boulevard and 7th Avenue in Nashville.  Architects William B. Ittner and Robert S. Sharp designed the four-story building constructed of native white stone by … Continue reading

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New Albany United Methodist Church

New Albany’s First United Methodist Church is Gothic Revival, constructed in 1928, according to the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.  The first Methodist Church building was built in 1886, on a lot across the street, where the associate pastor’s … Continue reading

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Lamar Life Insurance Company

Hattiesburg American, February 23, 1925, p. 6.

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Lamar Life Building

The Lamar Life Building employs “a host of Gothic motifs and high crenellated clock tower” (William C. Allen, 1975, nomination form for National Register of Historic Places, Smith Park Architectural Historic District).  It was constructed in 1924-1925 as Jackson’s “first … Continue reading

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Everyone has left the sanctuary: Inside the Jermyn Methodist Church

Step over to Lottabusha County to read more about going inside the Jermyn Methodist Church.

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Jermyn Carpenter Gothic Methodist Church

The carpenter Gothic Revival style Methodist Church in Jermyn, Texas was the first church in the area, and constructed in 1910.  It remained in use for worship services until at least 1979.  You can read more about the church and … Continue reading

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