Kress Building

Also known as: S.H. Kress & Co.
107 S. Washington St., Huntsville, Alabama

Art Deco Moderne Design 5˘ and 10˘ store, later an office, now housing bars

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Overview

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in November 2014

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Description 

S.H. Kress & Company stores were noted for their design and architecture. The original Art Deco features are still visible, including the distinctive Kress logotype near the cornice.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 22, 1980
Reference number
80000717
Architectural style
Modern Movement: Art Deco
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Specialty store
Current function
Specialty store
Period of significance
1925-1949
Significant year
1931

Update Log 

  • December 2, 2014: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Status and Added Photos

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