Hall Furniture Building

Hall Furniture Building (HM1E5U)

Location: Sherman, TX 75090 Grayson County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 38.12', W 96° 36.576'

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Former Missourian and Civil War veteran Rufus Gaines Hall established a Sherman dry goods store in 1868. The company prospered, in part because it sent 30 notion wagons to sell supplies to settlers on rural farms across 13 counties in North Texas. Hall's son, Dr. Hugh Logan Hall, joined the firm in 1872. In 1892, Dr. Hall and his father bought this property. Five generations of Halls maintained the growing business in this location for a century. Originally two buildings, the west side of the business was built in 1876 and the other in 1885; the buildings were united in 1936. A noteworthy example of an Art Deco commercial building, its asymmetrical fa?ade features the bold use of bands of structural glass with black and ivory chevron stripes.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
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National Register of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
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HM NumberHM1E5U
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Marker Number13166
Year Placed2002
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 4:55pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 721712 N 3724286
Decimal Degrees33.63533333, -96.60960000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 38.12', W 96° 36.576'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 38' 7.20" N, 96° 36' 34.56" W
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Area Code(s)903, 430
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 116 W Lamar St, Sherman TX 75090, US
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