Houston Deco: Houston's Modernistic Architecture
1111 Main St.
Historic name: Sakowitz Bros. Department Store
Current name: 1111 Main Garage
Completed: 1951
Architect: Alfred C. Finn

The influence of Art Deco and Art Moderne styling is particularly evident in the Sakowitz sales departments. Nothing survives of Finn's original interiors.

above | façade, 1951
detail (top) | Main Street entrance, 1951
detail (upper center) | women's hat department, 1951
detail (lower center) | entrance to women's departments, 1951
detail (bottom) | main sales floor, 2006

Photo courtesy Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library
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