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A Reminder of Former Commercial Vitality

Perhaps I'm nostalgic or just enjoy a sense of history. Throughout America, there are the Lamar... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2018
Global_Coug
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Houston, Texas
Very interesting architecture

This looks quite strange for a US city. Reminded me of the Houses of Parliament in London. A fine... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2016
AlexeyB77
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Cologne, Germany
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26 Jun 2018
“A Reminder of Former Commercial Vitality”
13 Apr 2018
“Very pretty”
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317 E Capitol St, Jackson, MS 39201-3405
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Reviewed June 26, 2018

Perhaps I'm nostalgic or just enjoy a sense of history. Throughout America, there are the Lamar Life Buildings, edifices that harken back not that long ago when America was much more entrepreneurial and local in it's opportunities. Looking at the Lamar Life Building, one cannot...More

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Reviewed April 13, 2018

A really nice building. It has an art deco motif and dates from 1929. There are some cool lofts on the upper floors. On the ground floor there are some awesome fixtures from the past, such as the elevator, the old lettering, and a clock....More

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Reviewed October 3, 2016

This looks quite strange for a US city. Reminded me of the Houses of Parliament in London. A fine example of the beginning of the 20th century architecture.

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Reviewed August 22, 2016

This is a historically significant, and valuable, office building built in the 1930s as the headquarters for Lamar Life Insurance. It has been practically empty for the past few years and renovation and restoration are planned by the current owner. The plan is to make...More

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Reviewed March 12, 2012

Great architecture.One of most impressive buildings in Mississippi.

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