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Firestone
Abilene, TX

2011:

2017:
This Firestone store was probably built in the 1950s or 1960s. By 2013, the sign on the roof was removed. The neon letters on the sides of the building and the two neon pole signs are still there. [map]

Firestone
Abilene, TX

2011:

This Firestone in downtown Abilene has two vintage signs. The plastic, vacuum-form sign on the right is rarer than the neon bowtie sign. The building is nothing special. [map]

former Firestone
Amarillo, TX

2006, 2011, 2012:

2018:
This Firestone building was designed by Joseph Champ Berry and built in 1930. The building had been vacant for many years. In 2017, the building was restored and converted into apartments. [map]

Firestone
Bellaire, TX
This Firestone was built in 1957. I believe the smaller neon pole signs like this one predate the Firestone "bowtie" signs. This location most likely had other neon letters on the building which were replaced with the current plastic sign. [map]

Firestone
Del Rio, TX
Firestone
El Paso, TX
This Firestone sign in Del Rio hangs above a vacant Firestone store. The downtown store sold major brands of household appliances. There are two bays behind the building where I assume minor repairs were performed and tires were installed. The plastic vacuum form sign is probably from the 1960s. The building was constructed in 1945. The terrazzo entrance seems to indicate that another store was here originally. [map]

This Firestone building in El Paso was built in 1967. [map]

Firestone
El Paso, TX

2008:

2017:
This Firestone building was built in 1928. Firestone moved into the building in 2001. By 2015, the building was housing GCR Tires. The freestanding Firestone letters had been removed from the left side of the building but the rooftop Firestone sign remained. In 2020, that business was gone and there was fencing around the property. The building is being adapted for office space. The sign will stay and be "refurbished." For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

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