Kress Store (Greensboro)

Contributors:
Edward F. Sibbert, architect
Dates:
1930
Location:
Greensboro, Guilford County
Street Address:
208 S. Elm St., Greensboro, NC
Status:
Standing
Type:
Commercial
Images Puslished In:
Catherine W. Bishir, North Carolina Architecture (2005).
Catherine W. Bishir and Michael T. Southern, A Guide to the Historic Architecture of Piedmont North Carolina (2003).
Note:
Considered to be the premier example of Sibbert's Art Deco Kress store designs in N. C., it is also among the earliest; its brilliant terra-cotta ornament features citrus colors. According to local information, the drawings for this Kress store were the first to bear Sibbert's initials (Jim Schlosser, "'Dime Store Deco'/A look at the Kress Store and its Outstanding Architecture," Greensboro News and Record, July 12, 1997).