by Paula Bosse
Jefferson Tower, on West Jefferson Boulevard between S. Bishop and S. Madison, looked pretty great in 1937 all decorated for Christmas. It was (and is) the tallest building on West Jefferson. This must have made quite the statement!
Here’s a zoomed-in detail (all images are larger when clicked):
And here’s the building a few years later — no Christmas-tree decoration and in the daytime, but still fantastic.
And, I mean, look at how commanding this building is, even now:
I’d like to see a 21st-century return of a Christmas tree to the exterior of this building — it would still be impressive!
Sources & Notes
Photo of Jefferson Tower in the daylight is from the McCoy Collaborative website — more on their work in rehabilitating this historic building may be found here.
See the building on Google Street View here.
More Christmas posts from Flashback Dallas may be found here.
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