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Texas Kress Stores (page 2)

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Kress
Fort Worth, TX
This Kress was designed by Edward F. Sibbert and built in 1936. The store closed in 1960 when a new store opened in the Fort Worth Shopping Center. The building now houses the Kress Lofts. For more, see this website. [map]

Kress
Galveston, TX
This Kress was built in 1924. The store closed in 1980. The upper part of the building was converted into lofts in 1993. [map]

Kress
Greenville, TX
This Kress was designed by Edward F. Sibbert and built in 1939. The store closed in 1974. The building now houses the Landon Winery City Bistro. [map]

Kress
Hillsboro, TX
This Kress store evidently later became a Woolworth. The peeling paint on the sign reveals the original red underneath. The building later housed Home Furniture. It now houses an antiques store. [map]

Kress
Houston, TX
This Kress building was designed by Seymour Burrell and built in 1913. This was the second Kress store built in Houston. Since 1983, the building has been home to the St. Germain Lofts. The Kress nameplate was removed from the building at that point. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. [map]

Kress
Laredo, TX
This Kress was built in the 1920s. For more, see this website. [map]

Kress
Longview, TX
This Kress was built in 1939. The building was renovated in 2006. It housed lofts and the Osaka Sushi Bar since around 2008. Since 2017, it has housed the Bon Temps sports bar. [map]

Kress
Lubbock, TX

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This Kress was designed by Sibbert. It was built in 1932 in a Mission/Spanish Revival style. The building is listed on the National Register of Historick Places. In recent years it housed a Goodwill store. By 2012, the building was vacant. It was still vacant in 2017. [map]

Kress
Port Arthur, TX
This Kress was designed by E.J.T. Hoffman and built in 1927. The building has been vacant for many years. [map]

Kress
San Antonio, TX
This Kress was designed by Edward F. Sibbert and built in 1939. The store closed sometime around the mid-1980s. The building remained vacant until it was restored from 2006-2010. The backlit plastic letters at the top of the building were probably neon originally. The ground floor is now occupied by the Texas de Brazil restaurant. [map]

San Antonio [map]
Sherman

Kress
Texarkana, TX
This Kress was built in 1933. The building was condemned in 1979. It has been boarded up for years. In 2016, it was announced that the City will try to retain the facade but the rest of the building will most likely be demolished. [map]

Kress
Tyler, TX
This Kress was built in 1946. The building has housed the Balance Pilates studio since at least 2008. [map]

Kress
Waco, TX
This Kress was built in 1910. The store closed in 1979. Restoration of the building began in 2010. These photos are from 2018. The building now houses lofts and a restaurant. [map]

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