Daytona Beach in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
S. H. Kress and Co. Building
Placed On The
Of Historic Places
By The United States
Department of the Interior
(Marker Number 83001442.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Art Deco series list.
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. 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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 140 South Beach Street, Daytona Beach FL 32114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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); Jackie Robinson Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Baseball Legend Civil Rights Pioneer (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hall Of Famer (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wendell Smith And Billy Rowe (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
More about this marker. The NRHP marker 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
Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 18, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 828 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 18, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.