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Title: S. H. Kress Building

Record Number: N1459, P1459
View: exterior, front (south) and east side
Construction date: 1926-1927
Address: 19-21 Patton Ave, corner of Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC
Historic Function: department store, commercial building
Architect: E. J. T. Hoffman
Architectural Style: classical design
Materials: front and sides terra cotta with orange and blue rosette borders, terra cotta frieze, cornice and parapet containing urns and company arms
Subjects: Kress Building, Commercial buildings, Variety stores
Photographer: Ewart M. Ball
Medium: 9.5" x 7.5" negative