May 29, 2024


Look inside of the new Weir’s Furniture retailer which is back again on Knox

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

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

Significant ceilings and two ranges totaling 28,000 sq. ft of space enable for a roomy and properly-lighted purchasing knowledge. The first level is crammed with residing place home furniture. Mattresses, bed room home furnishings, tables and chairs are upstairs.

The second amount also houses the Country Retail store present shop. The store’s longtime signature beehive has moved permanently to the Sabine Creek Honey Farm, but honey is even now among the consumable reward objects stocked in the shop. Sweet, popcorn and drinks are coming shortly. Doorways from the State Retailer guide out to a balcony facing Travis wherever patio home furniture is shown.

A table with Easter merchandise in the Country Store section of the new Weir's Furniture store.
A table with Easter merchandise in the Nation Keep part of the new Weir's Home furniture shop.(Ben Torres / Particular Contributor)

Mark Moore, president and CEO of Weir’s Furnishings, and Todd Moore, former chairman, devoted a statue at the store’s entrance of an older couple sitting on a bench. The Weirs commissioned the piece by George Lundeen of Loveland, Colo., to symbolize family journeys to Carmel, Calif., in which the company’s founders, J. Ray and Bea Weir, had a preferred 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-ground showoom as her loved ones excursions the new Weir's Household furniture keep.

(Ben Torres / Unique Contributor)

Retail consumers can park in the six-amount underground parking garage. The 1st two ranges are for keep buyers.

Accessibility to the parking garage is from elevators on the back facet of the former Highland Park Soda Fountain. The elevator doors open up to Travis, a couple of actions away from the home furniture store’s front doorway and the primary entrance to the business 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 first floor of the new Weir's Household furniture retail store on Travis and Knox streets. (Ben Torres / Exclusive Contributor)

The store anchors a 12-keep new business office constructing that will have four places to eat across the Knox side. The place of work making has several luxury amenities for tenant use. A exercise middle, convention space and club lounge place with a bar, total kitchen area and a patio are on stage a few. Each and every tenant receives two wine lockers in the club lounge.

Todd Moore reported the keep signifies “an old brand name making an attempt to stay recent.”

Mark Moore, CEO of Weir's Furniture, and his mother, Patsy Weir Moore, prepare to cut the...
Mark Moore, CEO of Weir's Furnishings, and his mom, Patsy Weir Moore, get ready to cut the ribbon during a ceremony for the grand reopening of Weir's Furniture. (Ben Torres / Distinctive Contributor)

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