Kmart 3497

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Kmart #3497
Store number3497
LocationPark Plaza I
Address4815 Highway 6 North
CityHouston, Texas
OpenedNovember 15, 1979
ClosedJune 2, 2002
TypeGroup 3 full-size
Retail floor area84,180 square feet (7,821 m2)
Next tenant360 Degrees Beauty Academy, Track 21 Indoor Go Karting, and Meineke Car Care
Coordinates29°50′42″N 95°38′52″W / 29.84500°N 95.64790°W / 29.84500; -95.64790Coordinates: 29°50′42″N 95°38′52″W / 29.84500°N 95.64790°W / 29.84500; -95.64790

Kmart #3497 was a Kmart discount department store located at Park Plaza I, 4815 Highway 6 North in Houston, Texas.[1] The store opened on November 15, 1979,[2] and was tied with Kmart 3404 for the 114th Kmart in Texas. Between 1989 and 1995, the store would be remodeled. In 1997, the store would be converted to one of the first 24 Big Kmarts in Texas, with a grand re-opening ceremony on November 14.[3] The store ultimately closed on June 2, 2002.[4][5]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. K mart Corporation, Sales Taxpayer Search, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.
  2. Advertisement, Houston Chronicle, November 12, 1979, p. 12.
  3. Feser, Katherine. "Big Kmart wants shoppers back: New store design brighter, upscale." Houston Chronicle, November 15, 1997, p. 1C and p. 8C.
  4. Advertisement, Houston Chronicle, May 29, 2002, p. 15-A.
  5. "Kmart latest" spreadsheet.