THE COTTAGES AT ANCHOR SQUARE
A MARKTPLACE WITH AN EMOTIONAL HISTORY
In August 2005 hurricane Katrina, one of the worst natural disasters in the United States, caused severe destruction along the Gulf coast. The cozy town Pascagoula in Mississippi was seriously affected. Numerous houses were totally destroyed and the inhabitants have lost all their belongings. In the course of reconstruction families have lived for months in small residential cottages.
Meanwhile, the city has become an idyllic place again. Not only the familiar and harmonious atmosphere has touched us – at most all the courage, enthusiasm and passion that has gone into the THE COTTAGES AT ANCHOR SQUARE project.
A collection of 16 cottages, originally used as post-hurricane housing, are brightly painted and arranged to form a welcoming marketplace where you can find shops, galleries, studios and restaurants. The idea is to revitalize downtown Pascagoula and serve as a connection between downtown and the riverfront.
We are impressed how to deal with a dramatic story, and do not forget but to add a positive charge and provide the community a new, cheerful place to hang out.
We say THANK YOU for the warm welcoming and would like to share some pictures:
PHOTOS BY INSPIRED EXPERIENCE