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S.H. Kress & Co.

To Hotel Rockwood
  1914 - Present  
Kress department store, 1965
Kress building, 2008

This building on the west side of the square looks a lot different from its 1910 predecessor (see below). S.H. Kress & Co. was probably responsible for its remodeling when they turned the location into a department store around 1914. The ornate trim is absent today, but the stone window dressings remain. The building is now apparently a "Chair Mart Showcase."

  c. 1910
The site c. 1910.

Works Cited:

  1. Sterett, Betty. Scenes From the Past (of Nevada, Missouri). Ed. Donna Logan. DGL InfoWrite: Boulder, CO, 1985. Print.
  2. Sphinx, The. Yearbook. Nevada, MO: Cottey College, 1965. Print.
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