Kmart 4972

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Kmart #4972
Map
Address6501 University Avenue
CityLubbock, Texas
OpenedJuly 10, 1995
ClosedDecember 11, 2016
TypeSK 5R
Retail floor area178,158 square feet (16,551.4 m2)
ReplacedKmart 4354 and Kmart 7218
Next tenantYWCA of Lubbock
Coordinates33°32′13″N 101°52′05″W / 33.53685°N 101.86798°W / 33.53685; -101.86798Coordinates: 33°32′13″N 101°52′05″W / 33.53685°N 101.86798°W / 33.53685; -101.86798

Kmart #4972 was a Super Kmart Center discount department store located at 6501 University Avenue in Lubbock, Texas.[1] The store opened on July 10, 1995 replacing Kmart 4354 and Kmart 7218, with a formal grand opening ceremony on July 13.[2] The store would be converted to a regular Kmart in 2009,[3] and closed on December 11, 2016.[4]

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  1. Store numbers are shown in the URL. Kmart Store - Lubbock, TX, kmart.com, archived by the WayBack Machine on March 22, 2014.
  2. Van Wagenen, Chris. "New Super Kmart set for opening: Store to operate 24 hours by Thursday." Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, July 10, 1995, p. 3A.
  3. Van Wagenen, Chris. "Layoffs add more strain across South Plains", Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, January 14, 2009, p. 1.
  4. Advertisement, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, December 3, 2016, p. A4.