Kansas Kress Stores

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Hutchinson, KS
This Kress was built in 1933. The building now houses a variety of businesses. [map]

Iola, KS
Emporia, KS
The Kress in Iola now houses the Treasure Chest Flea Market. [map]

The Kress in Emporia was built in 1929. The building was renovated in 1982 for retail and office space. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. [map]

Wichita, KS
This Neo-Gothic style Kress was built in 1929. It was designed by George E. MacKay. It was built as an experiment to see if elegantly designed buildings would improve sales. The experiment worked. The store closed in 1974. The building now houses the Kress Energy Center. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see this website. [map]

Other Kansas Kress stores:
Fort Scott [map]
Parsons [map]
Pittsburg [map]
Salina [map]

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