Tag Archives: Arkansas

El Dorado Municipal Building

I chanced on this “Classical Revival/Modern Movement” (National Register of Historic Places) Art Deco style building (Arkansas Historic Preservation Program) building in the El Dorado Commercial Historic District quite by accident, even though I was driving directly to the street … Continue reading

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Magnolia, Arkansas (former) Post Office

In June 1996, the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program (AHPP) initiated a context-driven survey of the United States Post Offices with artwork installed through the United States Treasury Department’s Section of Painting and Sculpture.  It was felt that these properties were … Continue reading

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Columbia County Courthouse, Magnolia, Arkansas

The domed, blond-brick building is a Renaissance Revival style courthouse, designed by W. W. Hall, a “classic example of the Second Renaissance Revival Style” (Danny Groshong, Columbia County Courthouse, Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture, retrieved from encyclopediaofarkansas.net).  The main entrance is … Continue reading

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Lafayette County Courthouse Lewisville Arkansas

  Lafayette County courthouse in Arkansas was constructed 1940-1942 as a project of the Works Progress Administration.  WPA funded 40% of the $100,000 courthouse (Arkansas Historic Preservation Program).  Architects were Clippard and Vaught.  The courthouse …reflected a restrained interpretation of … Continue reading

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