Title/Object Name: S. H. Kress & Company
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: Circa 1929
Physical Details: 7.75 x 9.5 inches
Description: Looking toward the northwest corner at the intersection of Lawrence (now Broadway) and Douglas Avenues. The Kress company replaced a former building on this site (224 East Douglas) with this elegantly styled building on the prospect that it would encourage sales. The structure is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Other businesses in view include the Miller Theatre (115 North Lawrence), Schnoor Chocolate Company (115 North Lawrence), Miller Recreation/Billiards (3rd floor, Miller Theatre Building), Puls Music Company (220 East Douglas).
Keywords: Business and industry, Commercial Gothic, architecture, five and ten-cent stores, five and dime, dime stores, chain stores, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003