Kansas Mid-Century Modern Buildings (page 4)

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former Stuckey's
Paxico, KS
This former Stuckey's operated from 1970-2006. It reopened in 2012. The building features the original teal roof as well as the interior with exposed wood beams and chandeliers. The building is now used as a Valero gas station convenience store and a Baskin-Robbins ice cream shop. The store still sells Stuckey's items like its famous pecan log rolls. For more, see this website. [map]

Salina Fire Department
Salina, KS


This Salina Fire Department building is known as Fire Station #1. It was built in the early 1950s. The building was remodeled slightly around 2013. Additions were added to the sides of the building and the original sign was moved to the left side of the building. A new, similar sign was added to the front right of the building. [map]

Dillons Food Market
Sterling, KS
This Dillons Food Market was built in 1969. The sign must be from then as well. [map]

St. Marys Professional Offices
St. Marys, KS
The upper floors of the St. Marys Professional Offices building have been sided with a metal slipcover. This same design and others were installed on other buildings around the country in the 1960s. [map]

Kansas Judicial Center
Topeka, KS
The Kansas Judicial Center was built from 1975-1978. It was designed by Wayne Drummond when he was at the firm of Keene & Bradley. The building is faced with Kansas cottonwood limestone. [map]

former Econ-O-Wash
Topeka, KS
Kansas State Office Building
Topeka, KS
The Econ-O-Wash laundromat had opened by 1961. The building began housing the Circle Coffee Co. in 2022. [map]

The Kansas State Office Building was designed by John A. Brown and built in 1957. It was later named the Docking State Office Building. In 2022, partial demolition and reconstruction of the building began. The project is expected to be completed in 2025. For more, see this website. [map]

Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka, KS
The Topeka Capital-Journal building was built in 1963. The newspaper moved to a new location in 2018. In 2021, the building's new owner announced that the building would be renovated for offices and retail space. The building was still vacant in 2023. [map]

Elks Lodge
Wellington, KS
This Elks Lodge was built in 1948. The Elks moved to a new location in the early 1960s. This building now houses the Harry L. Woods Recreation Center. [map]

Cowley County Courthouse