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Texas Mid-Century Modern Buildings (page 3)

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Sears
Dallas, TX
This Sears store was built in 1965. It was incorporated into the Valley View Mall which was built in 1973. For more, see this website. [map]

commercial building
Dallas, TX
This commercial building was built in 1961. It features a honeycomb pattern concrete screen. It looks like it might have housed a bank originally. The building appeared to be vacant when this photo was taken in 2017. [map]

City Hall
Dallas, TX
City Hall was designed by I.M. Pei and Partners and built in 1977. The inverted pyramid has a 32 degree angle and was constructed of cast-in-place concrete. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

First National Bank Tower
Dallas, TX
These mushroom-style canopies are located on the lower rooftop deck of the First National Bank Tower. The building was built in 1965 as an office tower. It was designed by George Dahl and Thomas E. Stanley. It has also been known as Elm Place. In 2017, it was being renovated into residential space which will soon be known as The Drever. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Tower Garage
Dallas, TX
Reunion Tower
Dallas, TX
Midland County Courthouse
Midland, TX
The Tower Garage, a downtown parking garage, was probably built in the 1960s. [map]

The Reunion Tower was designed by Welton Becket & Associates and built in 1978. The 560 foot tall observation tower was originally part of the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The concrete cylinders act as elevator shafts, offering views of the city to passengers. The geodesic dome on top is dotted with lights that can flash in different patterns. There are two observation decks, a restaurant, and a cocktail lounge at the top of the structure. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

The Midland County Courthouse was built in 1930. It was remodeled to its current look in 1974. For more, see this website. [map]

Gladys E. Steen Hall
Stephen F. Austin State University
Nacogdoches, TX
East College Cafeteria
Stephen F. Austin State University
Nacogdoches, TX
Gladys E. Steen Hall, a co-ed dormitory, was built in 1968. [map]

The East College Cafeteria was built around 1965. [map]

More Texas Mid-Century Modern Buildings:
Fannie Davis Gazebo (Austin)
Plummer Administration Building (Beaumont)
Hensel Park Pavilion (College Station)
Fort Worth Water Gardens (Fort Worth)
Fire Station #7 (Houston)
Police Station (Houston)
Holmes High School: 1, 2 (San Antonio)