105 North First Street

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105 North First Street 1986 Survey Information
  • Site No.: L-0097
  • Address: 105 North First Street
  • Name: Boddies Family Shoe Store
  • Date: 1890-1900
  • Town: Lufkin
  • Block: 3
  • Lot: 16, [Account] #3570-388-003-016-00
  • Condition: Fair; some deterioration in brick on north; facade has anchor marks which indicate that a later facade was removed. 
  • Description: 2-story; load-bearing brick with plaster on east facade, beaded joints to resemble stone; rectangular plan; flat roof with parapet; 1-bay facade with metal suspended awning at first floor, altered storefront with inset entry, now aluminum frame with display windows, vertical aluminum sheathing, transom above canopy filled in; second story windows 1/1 wood double-hung with arched heads, relief arch and keystone above; windows on north facade have a flat lintel above and some have deterioration in the masonry.  Parts of the rear facade that faced onto Cotton Square is still intact.
  • Significance:  The 1928 directory lists Spivey-Crow Drug Co. on the first floor, 2nd floor was East Texas Insurance Co.; the 1937 listing was for L. D. Barrett, No. 2 Drug Store.
105 North First Street 2016 Survey Information