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The Coronado

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The wall of buildings on Lindell west of Spring are the handiwork of Preston Bradshaw. The first one in the picture, and the first one built, is the Coronado, built as a residential hotel between…

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Moolah Temple

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The Moolah Temple’s original purpose, that of the Order of the Mystic Shrine, is now hosted in another building out west, and its new use as a movie theater works well.   Moorish Revival architecture…

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Kiel Opera House

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Hiding in plain sight for decades while shuttered, one would be wise to simply walk down and gaze upon this mighty edifice. It should be forgotten no longer, its clumsy wedding to the new Savvis…

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