Location Information
(for the Cumberland Telephone Company)
Name:Cumberland Telephone Company [AT&T]
Address:1415 24th Avenue
City/County:Gulfport, Harrison County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:1926
Architectural Styles(s):Colonial Revival
No. of Stories:2
Registration Information
NR District Name:Gulfport Harbor Square Commercial
NR Status:Contributing
Element No.:40
A two-story Georgian Revival commercial building.
Brief Description
Two-story, Flemish bond brick former telephone switching station with a flat roof behind a parapet with a small cast stone cornice. In the parapet are three cast stone circular medallions. The building has a tall cast stone water table and cast stone quoins on either end of the building that terminate in a cast stone cornice with a soldier course of brick above the cornice. The first floor is three bays (W, W, D) with a recessed entry to the building though a cast stone arch with concrete steps up to the floor level. The entry door is steel with two panels. The windows are 1/1 in fixed metal frames. The second floor is three bays (W, W, W). The windows are the same as the first floor. All of the windows have flat-arched lintels with a cast stone keystone.