Look inside the new Weir’s Furniture store that’s back on Knox

Weir’s Furnishings opened its new retailer on Knox and Travis streets Wednesday.

The aged clock out front and a commissioned statue at the entrance are reminders that the loved ones-owned and -operated home furnishings store’s roots on Knox day again to 1948.

Substantial ceilings and two degrees totaling 28,000 sq. toes of room allow for a roomy and very well-lighted browsing expertise. The initially level is loaded with dwelling room furnishings. Mattresses, bedroom household furniture, tables and chairs are upstairs.

The 2nd degree also residences the Place Keep present shop. The store’s longtime signature beehive has moved completely to the Sabine Creek Honey Farm, but honey is even now among the the consumable gift things stocked in the keep. Candy, popcorn and beverages are coming soon. Doors from the State Retailer guide out to a balcony going through Travis where patio furnishings is displayed.

A table with Easter products in the Nation Retail store part of the new Weir’s Home furniture retail outlet.(Ben Torres / Particular Contributor)

Mark Moore, president and CEO of Weir’s Home furnishings, and Todd Moore, former chairman, dedicated a statue at the store’s entrance of an more mature pair sitting on a bench. The Weirs commissioned the piece by George Lundeen of Loveland, Colo., to characterize loved ones excursions to Carmel, Calif., in which the company’s founders, J. Ray and Bea Weir, had a favored bench.

Ayla Weir, 3, relaxes in a Cobra Swivel Chair in the second-floor showoom as her family...
Ayla Weir, 3, relaxes in a Cobra Swivel Chair in the second-flooring showoom as her relatives excursions the new Weir’s Home furnishings retail outlet.

(Ben Torres / Specific Contributor)

Retail clients can park in the 6-stage underground parking garage. The initially two ranges are for store consumers.

Obtain to the parking garage is from elevators on the again side of the previous Highland Park Soda Fountain. The elevator doors open to Travis, a few measures away from the home furnishings store’s front door and the main entrance to the office environment tower. The underground garage provides 800 parking areas to the district.

The first floor of the new Weir's Furniture store on Travis and Knox streets.
The to start with ground of the new Weir’s Furniture store on Travis and Knox streets. (Ben Torres / Distinctive Contributor)

The retail store anchors a 12-store new workplace constructing that will have 4 eating places throughout the Knox side. The office making has several luxurious features for tenant use. A exercise middle, meeting home and club lounge room with a bar, total kitchen and a patio are on stage 3. Each and every tenant gets two wine lockers in the club lounge.

Todd Moore claimed the retail store represents “an outdated model seeking to remain existing.”

Mark Moore, CEO of Weir's Furniture, and his mother, Patsy Weir Moore, prepare to cut the...
Mark Moore, CEO of Weir’s Furniture, and his mother, Patsy Weir Moore, put together to lower the ribbon throughout a ceremony for the grand reopening of Weir’s Home furniture. (Ben Torres / Particular Contributor)

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