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Watertown in Codington County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Retail Building

10 East Kemp Avenue

 

— Watertown Commercial Historic District —

 
Retail Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 15, 2018
1. Retail Building Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1888. In 1919 Hestad Shoe Store. 1930’s Art Deco facade added for Harold Gray’s Camera Shop.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Art Deco series list.
 
Location. 44° 54.014′ N, 97° 6.838′ W. Marker is in Watertown, South Dakota, in Codington County. Marker is on East Kemp Avenue west of South Maple, on the left when traveling west. Marker is mounted at eye-level, directly on the subject building, just to the left of the entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 East Kemp Avenue, Watertown SD 57201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Retail Building (here, next to this marker); Mercer Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Maurice Hockman (within shouting distance of this marker); Commercial Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); M.D. Alexander's Furniture Store (within shouting distance of this marker); First National Bank
Retail Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 15, 2018
2. Retail Building Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); McCarthy Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Paris Store (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Watertown.
 
Regarding Retail Building. Contributing property, Watertown Commercial Historic District, National Register of Historic Places #89000834.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Watertown Commercial Historic District
 
Also see . . .
1. Watertown Commercial Historic District (Wikipedia). (Submitted on August 21, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Historic Watertown Guided Tour. Hestad Shoe Store was here from 1914 to 1930. The first floor façade was added in the late 1920s, and is Art Deco style with round windows and glass blocks. Art Deco is a bold, streamlined design that was popular in the 1920s and 1930s. The upper floor of the building features shallow brick patterns and stone trim. (Submitted on August 21, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Retail Building - 10 East Kemp Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 15, 2018
3. Retail Building - 10 East Kemp Avenue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 21, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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