Johnson-Theis Building – Magnolia

Ornamental concrete block panels on the north and west elevations add visual interest to this simple, one-story commercial building. Narrow vertical windows with metal panels above and below and ribbed metal siding around the entrance provide further detail. It is believed the building was constructed for Bessie M. Johnson, who along with Ethel H. Theis operated Johnson’s Bookkeeping Service. The building has had numerous owners. It is an interesting example of a mid-century commercial building. It is currently not eligible for the National Register because of its age.

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