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Texas Firestone Stores

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former Firestone
Fort Worth, TX
This Firestone building was constructed in 1930 as part of Fort Worth's Automobile Row. In 1999, the building was converted into a community center for the luxury apartments next door. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. [map]

former Firestone
Amarillo, TX

2016, 2011, 2012:

2017:
This Firestone building was designed by Joseph Champ Berry and built in 1930. The building has been vacant for many years. In 2017, construction was taking place as the building was being converted into apartments. [map]

former Firestone
Tyler, TX

2011:

2018:
This former Firestone store was designed by James P. Baugh and built in 1929. It originally housed the Jenkins-Harvey Super Service Station and Garage. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. By 1940, the building was operating as a "Firestone Auto Supply and Service Store." The building was repainted around 2017. [map]

Firestone
El Paso, TX

2008:

2017:
This Firestone building was constructed in 1928. By 2015, the building was housing GCR Tires. The freestanding Firestone letters had been removed from the left side of the building. The rooftop Firestone sign remained. For more, see this website. [map]

Firestone
El Paso, TX
Firestone
Houston, TX
Firestone
Waco, TX
This Firestone building in El Paso was built in 1967. [map]

This Firestone location in Houston still has a neon sign. The building is nothing special. I don't believe there are any other neon Firestone signs in Houston. [map]

This Firestone sign in Waco is installed at City Tire & Battery. I don't know if these smaller single pole bowtie signs are older than the larger ones or if the size was determined by the size of the location or how much the franchise wanted to spend. [map]

Firestone
San Angelo, TX
Firestone
Del Rio, TX
This Firestone location in San Angelo has a small bowtie sign installed on the side of the building and a plastic pole-mounted sign. These plastic signs are rarer than the older neon signs. [map]

This Firestone sign in Del Rio hangs above a vacant Firestone store. The downtown store sold major brands of household appliances. There are two bays behind the building where I assume minor repairs were performed and tires were installed. The plastic vaccum form sign is probably from the 1960s. The building was constructed in 1945. The terrazzo entrance seems to indicate that another store was here originally. [map]

Firestone
Fort Stockton, TX
This Firestone building and signs appear to be from the 1950s or 1960s. Wiest Tire has only been here since 1980. [map]

Firestone
Abilene, TX

2011:

2017:
This Firestone store was probably built in the 1950s or 1960s. By 2013, the sign on the roof was removed. The neon letters on the sides of the building are still there as are the two neon pole signs. [map]

Firestone
Bellaire, TX
This Firestone was built in 1957. I believe the smaller neon pole signs like this one predate the Firestone "bowtie" signs. This location most likely had other neon letters on the building which were replaced with the current plastic sign. [map]

River Oaks Tire & Auto
Houston, TX
The River Oaks Tire & Auto Goodyear location was built in 1970 as a Firestone store. In 2018, it was announced that the building would be demolished for a new medical complex. [map]

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