Arkansas Mid-Century Modern Buildings

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Town & Country Liquor
Fort Smith, AR
The Town & Country Liquor store features a round building with a folded plate roof. The sign and building are probably from the 1960s. [map]

Newroads Telecom
Fort Smith, AR
The Newroads Telecom building appears to be from the 1960s. These photos are from 2012. By 2017, the building was housing Pinnacle Telecom. Does anyone know what was here originally? [map]

Little Mexico
Fort Smith, AR
The Little Mexico store had opened by 1955 as the Flash Drive-in restaurant. By 2021, the building was vacant. [map]

Crossett, AR
Post Office
Crossett, AR
This Martinizing Dry Cleaning location was built in 1967. There are other buildings with this same design in North Carolina and Virginia and there may be a few others elsewhere. [map]

This Post Office may have been built in 1970. [map]

Aristocrat Motor Inn
Hot Springs, AR
The Aristocrat Motor Inn was built in 1963. In 1978, it was converted into apartments known as the Aristocrat Manor Apartments. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see this website. [map]

City Hall
Magnolia, AR
This City Hall building appears to have been built in the 1960s. [map]

former Mid-West National Insurance Company
Newport, AR
This former Mid-West National Insurance Company office was built in 1975. The building now houses a medical office. There are other examples of these buildings in Missouri and Bells, TN. [map]

former Shrantz-Berger Clinic
Helena, AR
commercial building
Rogers, AR
The Shrantz-Berger Clinic, a former dental clinic, was built in 1959. The building may have been designed by Alfred Aydelott. [map]

This commercial building looks like it might have been a bank. The arch might have been inspired by the Gateway Arch in St. Louis which was completed in 1965. [map]

Darragh Building
Little Rock, AR
The Darragh Building was designed by Nolan Blass, Jr. of Erhart, Eichenbaum, Rauch, & Blass. It was built in 1958. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It now houses Entegrity. For more, see this website. [map]

Little Rock, AR
This concrete shelter is located at the Little Rock Zoo. It was built around 1964. There were two of them here originally. The structure was designed by James Marsh who was also responsible for the similar-looking Medo Camera Shop at the 1964 New York World's Fair and the Hensel Park pavilion in College Station, TX. [map]

Burns Park Golf Center
North Little Rock, AR
The Burns Park Golf Center was designed by Dan F. Stowers and built in 1964. [map]

Museum of Automobiles
Morrilton, AR
The Museum of Automobiles was designed by Ginocchio, Carter, Cromwell and Neylan and built in 1964. It was founded by Winthrop Rockefeller in order to display his collection of antique and classic cars. The collection was sold in 1975. In 1976, the museum reopened with cars on loan from collectors around the country. [map]

Pine Bluff Civic Center
Pine Bluff, AR
The Pine Bluff Civic Center was built from 1963-1968. It was designed by Edward Durell Stone and Ashley Reed of Reed & Willis. There were three separate buildings: the City Hall, the Library, and the Council Chambers. There were plans to install a globe on top of the tower but that never happened. There was originally a fountain in the central courtyard. The complex is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see this website. [map]

More Arkansas Mid-Century Modern Buildings:
Clark County Jail (Arkadelphia)
Crossett Municipal Building (Crossett)
Crowley Ridge Regional Library (Jonesboro)

Arkansas Banks Mid-Century Modern Buildings
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