Texas Mid-Century Modern Office Buildings (page 1)

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Police Department
Corpus Christi, TX
2011: 2019:
I believe this Police Department building was constructed in the late 1960s. Around 2016, the white building was painted a cream color. [map]

School Administration Building
Corpus Christi, TX
This School Administration Building appears to be from the 1960s. [map]

Nueces County Courthouse
Corpus Christi, TX
600 Building
Corpus Christi, TX
The Nueces County Courthouse was completed in 1977. For more, see this website. [map]

The 600 Building was built in 1962. [map]

One Shoreline Plaza
Corpus Christi, TX
Bay Building
Corpus Christi, TX
Sheriff's Office
Waco, TX
One Shoreline Plaza is too recent to be considered mid-century modern but I'll include it anyway. It was built from 1983-1988 and consists of two connected skyscrapers. For more, see this website. [map]

The Bay Building houses offices and a BBVA Compass Bank branch. My guess is that it was built in the 1970s. [map]

The Sheriff's Office originally housed the Lone Star Gas Co. This building has been here since at least 1957. The gold metal screens might have been added later. [map]

ALICO Center
Waco, TX
The Amicable Building was constructed in 1911. In 1965, the Amicable Life Insurance Company and American Life Insurance Company merged to become the American-Amicable Life Insurance Company. Between 1964 and 1966, the building was updated as the ALICO Center, housing the insurance company, the ALICO Center Inn, convention facilities, a motor bank, and a five-story parking garage. The hotel went by several names over the years until around 1998 when it and the convention center were demolished and replaced with a parking lot. The top of the ALICO building still bears giant neon letters in front of the original building details. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

First City Building
Beaumont, TX
The First City Building was built in 1962. It originally housed the First City Bank. The cast concrete screen reflects the sun and saves on cooling costs. [map]

Serenity Foundation of Texas
Abilene, TX
Petroleum Building
Longview, TX
Professional Building
Sherman, TX
The Serenity Foundation of Texas office was built in 1959. [map]

The Petroleum Building was built in 1953 as a five-story parking garage known as the Downtown Auto Park. In 1956, offices and retail space were added and the building was renamed the Petroleum Building. In recent years, the building has been vacant. In 2018, just after this photo was taken, renovation began to turn the building into apartments which will be known as Alton Plaza. [map]

The Professional Building was probably built in the 1960s. [map]

office building
Odessa, TX
This office building was built in 1960. The back of the building (third photo above) has the same design as the front. The sign was built for the small boxy building next door but I'll include it here anyway. [map]

Henry Norris Agency
Lamesa, TX
Maverick County Finance Center
Del Rio, TX
The Henry Norris Agency building was built in 1958. I don't know if Norris, an insurance agency, was the original tenant. [map]

The Maverick County Finance Center was probably built in the 1960s. [map]

Matagorda County Courthouse
Bay City, TX
The Matagorda County Courthouse was designed by Rustay, Martin, & Vale and built in 1965. For more, see this website. [map]

Scurry County Courthouse
Snyder, TX
Galveston County Courthouse
Galveston, TX
The Scurry County Courthouse was built in 1911. It was remodeled in 1950. This version from 1972 was designed by Joseph Hinton. [map]

The Galveston County Courthouse was designed by Raymond R. Rapp, Jr. and Ben J. Koten & Associates. It was built in 1966. The courthouse moved to a new building in 2006. The Department of Motor Vehicles and some other offices are still located here. [map]

Ector County Courthouse
Odessa, TX
The Ector County Courthouse was built in 1964. It was built around its 1938 predecessor. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]