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S. H. Kress Store (Business and Technology Center)

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Business and Technology Center
1930, George E. Mackay. 301 Main St. (northwest corner of 3rd St.)
  • (Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division)

Samuel H. Kress's five-and-dime empire peaked at 264 stores, designed by an in-house architecture department. This Art Deco delight is yellow brick with poly-chrome terracotta trim and ornament, including modernistic Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep heads adorning the third-story frieze.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


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Thomas J. Noel, "S. H. Kress Store (Business and Technology Center)", [Pueblo, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 316-316.

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