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Historic preservation of buildings provides numerous economic benefits

By BECKY GILLETTE The components of a city are as multifaceted as the elements of a successful business. “One undeniable factor for attracting visitors, new residents, and high-quality professionals to any town is character,” said Belinda Stewart, FAIA, principal, Belinda Stewart Architects, PA, Eupora. “With all the choices available in this highly connected world, Mississippi’s got character covered, if we ...

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Owners of historic building plan multicultural center

VICKSBURG — The new owners of the Old Monte Carlo Building want to turn the 100-year-old building into a multicultural center. The Vicksburg Post reports Linda and James Fondren, the new owners, want to turn it into a museum where people can learn more about Vicksburg’s heritage. Plans to turn the building into an African-American history museum fell through before ...

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