This building was built in 1979 to house a catalog showroom for national retailer LaBelle (later Best Products). “Best” closed its Bismarck store in 1997. Office Depot and Big Lots occupied the building soon after BEST’s closure (in 1998 and 2001, respectively).
Office Depot opened less than a year following Staples in Bismarck. Despite the added national competition, local office suppliers such as Woodmansees and Fireside continue to survive.
As of 2018, it is the only Big Lots store located in North Dakota, despite that a Fargo store existed prior to Bismarck.
GALLERY40 Steak + Seafood
40 Steak + Seafood (formerly Caspar’s East 40; East 40 Chophouse & Tavern) is...
Space Aliens Grill & Bar
Space Aliens Grill & Bar in October 2014.
Mason / Hughes Apartment Building
Built in 1922 by Edmond Hughes, and designed by his business partner Arthur Van...
GALLERYArrowhead Plaza in 2011
Arrowhead Plaza after its 2011 renovation. Opened in November 1953, Arrowhead was Bismarck’s first...
Street Scene: State Street Near Century...
State Street Near Century Avenue. Country Inn & Suites, Hooters, and Wendy’s are visible.