Weir’s Home furnishings opened its new shop on Knox and Travis streets Wednesday.
The old clock out entrance and a commissioned statue at the entrance are reminders that the relatives-owned and -operated furniture store’s roots on Knox day back to 1948.
Significant ceilings and two concentrations totaling 28,000 sq. toes of place allow for for a spacious and properly-lighted shopping experience. The very first amount is crammed with living area furniture. Mattresses, bed room home furnishings, tables and chairs are upstairs.
The second level also residences the Place Retailer reward store. The store’s longtime signature beehive has moved completely to the Sabine Creek Honey Farm, but honey is even now among the consumable gift objects stocked in the retail store. Sweet, popcorn and beverages are coming soon. Doors from the Place Retailer guide out to a balcony experiencing Travis where by patio furniture is displayed.
Mark Moore, president and CEO of Weir’s Home furniture, and Todd Moore, previous chairman, devoted a statue at the store’s entrance of an more mature couple sitting down on a bench. The Weirs commissioned the piece by George Lundeen of Loveland, Colo., to signify relatives outings to Carmel, Calif., in which the company’s founders, J. Ray and Bea Weir, had a favorite bench.
Retail shoppers can park in the 6-level underground parking garage. The initial two stages are for store purchasers.
Obtain to the parking garage is from elevators on the again facet of the previous Highland Park Soda Fountain. The elevator doorways open to Travis, a couple measures away from the household furniture store’s front door and the major entrance to the workplace tower. The underground garage provides 800 parking areas to the district.
The shop anchors a 12-shop new office environment making that will have four places to eat across the Knox side. The workplace constructing has several luxurious features for tenant use. A health and fitness middle, convention space and club lounge space with a bar, total kitchen area and a patio are on stage a few. Every single tenant gets two wine lockers in the club lounge.
Todd Moore claimed the retailer signifies “an outdated brand seeking to stay recent.”
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