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City of Beaumont Municipal Court Building (White House Dry Goods Company)

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White House Dry Goods Company
1940, Stone and Pitts. 702 Orleans St.
  • (Photograph by Gerald Moorhead )

The street elevations of Beaumont's largest department store pivot about a bull-nosed corner bay, articulated with giant-scale fluting in cream terra-cotta. Taking note of changing times, Fred C. Stone and Llewellyn W. Pitts qualified the White House's urbanity by affixing a drive-in entrance (still intact) to the back of the building.

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Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "City of Beaumont Municipal Court Building (White House Dry Goods Company)", [Beaumont, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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