Star Furniture – Houston

802 Milam St. – Houston TX (built ~1922)

One of Star Furniture company’s earliest stores, it occupied this building on the corner of Milam and Rusk streets in downtown Houston from the early 1920s until at least the mid 1960s. In the mid 1970s it was home to Houston Jewelry Company. From about 1917-1922 Star Furniture was located at 820 Travis St., about where the Esperson Buildings are located.

802 Milam St. - Houston TX

 

Image from Star Furniture, 1926:

Star Furniture - Houston TX

The Jung Center – Houston

5200 Montrose Blvd. – Houston TX (built 1972)

 

Image from the October 1975 issue of Houston Home & Garden magazine – the cross street shown is Berthea St., which is now closed on the east side of Montrose Blvd. (located in the lower left of this image) and occupied by the Museum of Fine Arts Houston’s Cullen Sculpture Garden:

The Jung Center - Houston TX

 

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Harris County Family Law Center

1115 Congress St. – Houston TX (built 1969; architects Wilson, Morris, Crain, & Anderson)

 

1115 Congress St. - Houston TX

1115 Congress St. - Houston TX

1115 Congress St. - Houston TX

1115 Congress St. - Houston TX

Latham Furniture – Houston

701 Main St. (historically 141 Main St.) – Houston TX

 

This building, that had “walls badly cracked” according to the 1896 Sanborn map, was demolished by 1907 and in 1913 the Kress Building was constructed on the site.

 

Early 1880s:

Latham Furniture - Houston TX

Latham Furniture - Houston TX

Grocers Supply Co. – Houston

11 N. Jackson St. – Houston TX (built 1941; also Thermal Supply, Inc.)

 

Grocers Supply Co. inhabited this building from its construction until the late 1950s/early 1960s when Thermal Supply took over the property. Today, its condition has deteriorated from sitting vacant and is currently for sale.

 

11 N. Jackson St. - Houston TX

11 N. Jackson St. - Houston TX

11 N. Jackson St. - Houston TX

11 N. Jackson St. - Houston TX

11 N. Jackson St. - Houston TX

11 N. Jackson St. - Houston TX