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‘Colored’ and ‘White’ etchings at the Kress make history real

Mike Watson, the new owner of the historic Kress building, has made the bold decision to preserve a portion of the wall where black and white customers once drank out of separate water fountains. But if you ask someone who … Continue reading

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Kress architects, city development director reach out to Montgomery’s young professionals

Members of EMERGE got a glance of what is hoped to become their next great hang-out spot within the next two years. Today, the S.H. Kress building looks like what it is: An old, vacant building. But Mike Watson and … Continue reading

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