City of Springfield, Illinois

James O. Langfelder - Mayor

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K-Mart / Kresge Building

K-Mart / Kresge Building

127/131 South 5th Street, Springfield, IL

The Kresge Building at 127-131 South 5th Street represents the architectural style of Art Deco. This style was popular between 1925-1935.

The Kresge building is one of the remaining structures in the Springfield Business District that were constructed in the Art Deco style. The building was built in 1882 by George Pasfield for R.F. Herndon Store. The building was designed by George Hemle.