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Commercial Building (Hollingsworth Ford Auto Showroom)

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Hollingsworth Ford Auto Showroom
1930, R. Newell Waters. 221 W. Harrison Ave.

The former showroom and current dry cleaners, a block-long Art Deco structure, is in a style not readily associated with Waters, but one that he mastered, as evidenced in the raised pilasters expertly crafted in diagonally positioned, buff-colored, pressed-wire brick topped by cast-stone geometric motifs.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Commercial Building (Hollingsworth Ford Auto Showroom)", [Harlingen, 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, 301-301.

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