Houston Deco: Houston's Modernistic Architecture
207-291 Orleans St., Beaumont
Completed: 1933
Architect: Babin & Neff
National Register of Historic Places

The Kyle building contains 11 storefronts spanning an entire block face in Beaumont's downtown commercial district. The Kyle Block is one of the best examples of Art Deco commercial design in Texas.

above | north pavilion, 2007
detail (top) | metalwork detail, 2007
detail (upper center) | frieze detail, 2007
detail (lower center) | etched glass detail, 2007
detail (bottom) | escutcheon plate, 2007

Photo by Jim Parsons
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