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Commercial Building (J. C. Thompson Building)

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J. C. Thompson Building
1892. 108 W. Corpus Christi St.

Facing the courthouse square, the former J. C. Thompson Building and a companion at 106 W. Corpus Christi Street established the architectural character of Beeville's compact downtown. The Thompson Building, originally housing a grocery business, is distinguished by the compilation of arch shapes above its central second-floor window; its neighbor is distinguished by a Jules Leffland– like tripartite facade. The Thompson Building retains a cast-iron storefront.

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Gerald Moorhead et al.
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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Commercial Building (J. C. Thompson Building)", [Beeville, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/TX-01-GB19.

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Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 505-505.

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