|Missouri Mid-Century Modern: Retail Buildings|
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Kansas City, MO
Retro Inferno occupies a former office equipment store that was built in 1964. The second level's floor-to-ceiling windows are covered by aluminum sunscreens. The company moved into the building around 2003 and sells mid-century furnishings. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3.
The Tiger Embroidery building appears to be from the 1960s. Does anyone know what was here originally?
|Tux Tees & More
|The Tux Tees & More building looks like it might have housed a bank originally. It appears to be from the 1960s or 1970s. It might have been the building illustrated in this postcard from 1964.|
St. Ann, MO
This former Macy's department store was part of the Northwest Plaza shopping mall. The building originally housed a Famous-Barr store. The mall was built in 1963 and closed in 2010. It is expected that all or most of the mall will be demolished. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.
A similar design was used for the Famous-Barr store (now Macy's) in Fairview Heights, IL.