Texas Mid-Century Modern Buildings (page 1)

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Panhandle Regional Planning Commission
Amarillo, TX
This Panhandle Regional Planning Commission building appears to be from the 1950s or 1960s. It features an incredible cast concrete screen. [map]

former Skaggs Drug Center
Amarillo, TX
This former Skaggs Drug Center was built in 1962. It now houses a Pinkie's Liquors. The building behind the liquor store houses the ALT (Amarillo Little Theatre) Academy and Amarillo Screen Graphics. [map]

Rabern Rentals
Amarillo, TX
Police Department
Seymour, TX
I believe the Rabern Rentals building was built in 1964 as a Levi Strauss finishing plant. The plant closed in 1998. [map]

This Police Department building appears to be from the 1960s. The building originally housed Mitchell's Cafe. It had opened by 1961. The building later housed a donut shop and a youth center. [map]

Kelly-Moore Paints
Hurst, TX
This Kelly-Moore Paints building appears to be from the 1960s. I don't know if this paint store was the original tenant. [map]

commercial building
Denton, TX
This commercial building was built in 1965 for Joe Alford Florist. It was designed by Thomas Polk Miller and Mary Isabel Mount Miller. [map]

Texas Department of Corrections
Huntsville, TX
Las Palmas Public Health Center
San Antonio, TX
This Texas Department of Corrections building appears to be from the 1960s. [map]

The Las Palmas Public Health Center building originally housed the Las Palmas Branch Library. It was built in 1969. [map]

Police Headquarters [gone]
San Antonio, TX
Riverbend Garage
San Antonio, TX
This Police Headquarters was built from 1960-1962. This photo is from 2011. In 2013, demolition of the building began in order to build a new courthouse.

The Riverbend Garage with its spiral concrete ramp appears to have been built in the 1960s or 1970s. The sign was built and installed sometime between 2011 and 2013. [map]

Tower of the Americas
San Antonio, TX
John H. Wood Courthouse
San Antonio, TX
The Tower of the Americas was built for the 1968 HemisFair as an observation tower and restaurant. It is 750 feet tall. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The John H. Wood Courthouse was built as the United States Confluence Theatre for the 1968 HemisFair. The building now houses the U.S. Courts Library. The Tower of the Americas, also from the Hemisfair, is visible in the background of the first photo above. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library
Kerrville, TX


The Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library was built in 1967. Around 2012, the entrance was remodeled. The semi-circular sidewalk had been replaced with steps leading directly to the front doors. The rear of the building is no longer open like it was in 2006. [map]

Babe Didrikson
Zaharias Museum & Visitor Center
Beaumont, TX
Swain Plastering Co.
San Angelo, TX
The Babe Didrikson Zaharias Museum & Visitor Center was built in 1976. Babe exceled in numerous sports including golf, basketball, track, baseball, tennis, swimming, diving, boxing, volleyball, handball, bowling, billiards, skating, and cycling. She was also an Olympic athlete and medal winner. [map]

The Swain Plastering Co. was established in the 1960s and this building appears to be from then. [map]

Shaffer Funeral Home
San Angelo, TX
This part of the Shaffer Funeral Home maybe have been built in 1966. [map]