Houston Deco: Houston's Modernistic Architecture
707 Live Oak St. (at Capitol)
Completed: 1929
Demolished: 2007
Architects: Pringle & Smith (Atlanta) with Alfred C. Finn

When the bottling plant vacated this building in 1950, the company removed Coca-Cola's distinctive logo script from the façade, though Coca-Cola's trademark "potbelly" bottles remained on the medallions. The building was demolished to make way for a townhome development.

above | Coca-Cola Bottling Plant façade, 2006
detail (top) | medallion, 2006
detail (top) | façade, 1997

Photo by Jim Parsons
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