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O'Dell Store (Store and U.S. Post Office)

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Store and U.S. Post Office
1889. E. Flora Ave. at 1st St.
  • (Photograph by Gerald Moorhead)

The brick merchandise store also served as a U.S. post office until 1913. The long, one-story, six-bay, flat-roofed structure with multiple door openings, which is now a storage facility, is capped by a large-scale, well-proportioned, fine example of a raised brick floating entablature.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "O'Dell Store (Store and U.S. Post Office)", [Hidalgo, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas: Central, South, and Gulf Coast, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 304-304.

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