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S. H. Kress and Co. Building

 
 
S. H. Kress and Co. Building NRHP Plaque image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, August 14, 2010
1. S. H. Kress and Co. Building NRHP Plaque
Inscription.
This Property Has Been
Placed On The
National Register
Of Historic Places
By The United States
Department of the Interior

(Marker Number 83001442.)
 
Location. 29° 12.667′ N, 81° 1.137′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker is on South Beach Street south of International Speedway Boulevard (U.S. 92), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. The S. H. Kress and Co. Building is located within the South Beach Street Historic District (a National Historic District), in the commercial section also known as Magnolia Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 140 South Beach Street, Daytona Beach FL 32114, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ivey's Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jessup's Building (about 300 feet away); Confederate Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Valor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Veterans (approx. 0.2 miles away); Revolutionary Soldiers Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Persian Gulf War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Daytona Beach.
 
More about this marker.
S. H. Kress and Co. Building Storefront Windows image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, August 14, 2010
2. S. H. Kress and Co. Building Storefront Windows
The NRHP plaque is below the building number "140", to the right of the double doors seen here.
The NRHP plaque is mounted on front of the building, between the building's two front entrances.
 
Regarding S. H. Kress and Co. Building. The S. H. Kress and Co. Building was built by the retail department store chain in 1932 and added to the National Register of Historic Places on July 7, 1983. The Art Deco-style building is one of many Kress buildings nationwide which was designed by Edward Sibbert, who served as the company's Chief Architect for 25 years before the chain ceased operations in 1981.
 
Additional keywords. Department Store, South Beach Street Historic District, Edward Sibbert
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
S. H. Kress and Co. Building image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, August 15, 2010
3. S. H. Kress and Co. Building
The building is in use as commercial office space.
S. H. Kress and Co. Building image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, August 15, 2010
4. S. H. Kress and Co. Building
S. H. Kress and Co. Building image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, August 15, 2010
5. S. H. Kress and Co. Building
Seen from City Island, along Daytona's Beach Street Waterfront
 
 
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