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Wondering what the S.H. Kress will look like after it’s rehabilitated?

Well then give your imagination a rest for a bit, because the architect behind the project (Mike Watson) has released a video that takes folks on a virtual tour. The video is a computerized version of what the Kress is … Continue reading

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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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Life after Kress: What can be done with an old department store building?

As we wait to see the rehabilitation work unfold at Montgomery’s S.H. Kress building downtown, we here at the Daily Siftings thought it would be nifty to see what a nearby city has recently done with its Kress building. (I … Continue reading

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