Kmart 4259

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Kmart #4259
Store number4259
LocationKmart Plaza
Address4812 South Freeway
CityFort Worth, Texas
OpenedAugust 15, 1968
ClosedAugust 29, 1995
TypeFull-size model pre-1972
Retail floor area84,000 square feet (7,800 m2)
Next tenantFort Worth Bazaar
Coordinates32°40′32″N 97°19′26″W / 32.67567°N 97.32376°W / 32.67567; -97.32376Coordinates: 32°40′32″N 97°19′26″W / 32.67567°N 97.32376°W / 32.67567; -97.32376

Kmart #4259 was a Kmart discount department store located at Kmart Plaza, 4812 South Freeway in Fort Worth, Texas.[1] The store opened on August 15, 1968 as the first Kmart in the city of Fort Worth, the 20th Kmart in Texas, and one of two stores to open that day for a total of 243 Kmarts overall.[2] The store ultimately closed on August 29, 1995.[3] Prior to Kmart, the site was previously occupied by the Southside Drive-In Theatre.[4]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. K mart Corporation, Sales Taxpayer Search, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.
  2. "K mart to Open Here Thursday." Fort Worth Star-Telegram, August 11, 1968, p. 4-D.
  3. Advertisement, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, August 25, 1995, p. 14.
  4. "Kmart latest" spreadsheet.