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Stripling's Appliance Store Demolished to Build Wells Fargo Tower

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#1 John T Roberts

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Posted 10 January 2016 - 05:43 PM

In browsing the UTA Libraries Digital Gallery, I found a photograph of the Stripling's Appliance Store and Parking Garage that was demolished to build the Wells Fargo Tower.  A companion Art Deco facade was on the main Stripling's Department Store that was demolished to build the Renaissance Worthington Hotel.

 

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Posted 10 January 2016 - 07:36 PM

I wonder if the now H&M building was designed with this in mind. It looks similar. 



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Posted 10 January 2016 - 08:05 PM

Nice shot of the old fire station in the background.

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Posted 10 January 2016 - 09:29 PM

Austin, I have seen a building in South Beach that looks more like the H&M than the old Stripling's Appliance Store.  What I always liked about the building on Main is that they used the Stripling's logo and made it diagonally go up the curve and then outline it in neon.  It was demolished in 1979 with the neon sign in place. 







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