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Assessment & Repairs at Civil War National Cemeteries
Auditorium Renovation for Oxford High School
Communicare CDU
Della Davidson Elementary School
Lafayette County Jail
Lamar Park Pavilion
Lawrence Art Galleries
Martindale Center
Mississippi State Veterans Cemetery
Natural Products Center
NCPA
Oxford High School Physical Education Facility
Oxford-University United Methodist Church
Percy Quinn State Park
Phi Theta Kappa
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St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
Transportation and Maintenance Facility for Oxford School District
Water Treatment Plant
 
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Lafayette County Jail
Oxford, Mississippi
Completed: 1992
Area: 50,000 Square Feet
Designed by Howorth & Associates Architects in Joint Venture with CDFL/Ltd.
 
Sited only two blocks from the historic "Square" in Oxford, the Lafayette County Jail and Law Enforcement Office building is designed to be reminiscent of the county's original Italianate jail which was demolished in the early 1960's.

The original jail, a substantial background feature in the feature film of William Faulkner's Intruder in the Dust, is fondly recalled among the townspeople. This new building provides new offices for the sheriff’s department, 180 high-security beds, and state-of-the-art detention and security systems in the town's historical idiom at a cost of less than $90 per square foot.

Designed by Howorth & Associates Architects in Joint Venture with CDFL/Ltd.
 
Howorth Architects, P.A. | P.O. Box 1569 | Oxford, Mississippi 38655

662.234.7444 | howo@howortharch.com