Adaptive Reuse at U-Haul Moving & Storage of Lubbock

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1613 34th St   Lubbock, TX 79411
(@ the corner of 34th St and Ave Q)

(806) 762-0307

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  • Mon-Thur: 7 am - 7 pm
  • Fri: 7 am - 8 pm
  • Sat: 7 am - 7 pm
  • Sun: 9 am - 5 pm

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(806) 762-0307

1613 34th St
Lubbock, TX 79411
(@ the corner of 34th St and Ave Q)

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Location Hours

  • Mon-Thur: 7 am - 7 pm
  • Fri: 7 am - 8 pm
  • Sat: 7 am - 7 pm
  • Sun: 9 am - 5 pm
  • Free towing inspection
  • Propane pay at pump
  • 24 hour customer return
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Adaptive Reuse in Lubbock, TX at U-Haul Moving & Storage of Lubbock

Building History

The Safeway chain was originally named Skaggs Cash Stores due to their unusual practice of cash only purchases. Customers operated on a "cash-and-carry" basis and were not able to use a credit card for payment. This debt free store was the "safe way" to shop because early americam families couldn't go into debt for groceries. Their slogan mirrored these principles, "Drive the Safeway; buy the Safeway" It was in 1915 when Marion Skaggs purchased his father's 576-square-foot grocery store in Idaho for $1,089. Not too long after, Skaggs enlisted the help of his five brothers to grow the network of stores and by 1926, the chain had opened 428 Skaggs stores in 10 states.

Eventually, Skaggs merged his company with another grocery chain and was reincorporated as Safeway, Inc. Safeway was eventually acquired by Albertsons in January 2015 and is now headquartered in Alameda County, California. The Lubbock Safeway building was built in 1959 and U-Haul acquired the building in 1977. Adaptive reuse building conversions allow U-Haul to promote infill development to meet citizens’ needs while preserving the natural resources and land normally required for new construction. Adaptive reuse also allows resources to be focused on integrating environmentally thoughtful features into the existing building rather than creating waste in the form of demolition and using valuable resources for new construction.

Environmental Impact

Serving U-Haul customers since 1977, this facility was built through adaptive reuse of an abandoned building. Adaptive reuse promotes infill development in an effort to strengthen communities, with the following benefits achieved at this site:

  • 82 tons of metal manufacturing & transportation prevented
  • 1,330 tons of new concrete pours avoided
  • 1,437 tons of construction and demolition debris prevented

Energy-efficiency and waste-reduction programs at this facility provide the following estimated benefits each year for the Lubbock community:

  • 35,968 kWh annual energy savings
  • 885,170 lbs greenhouse gas emissions prevented
  • Steel Use

    Steel Production 82 tons (74 tonnes) of steel manufacturing and delivery saved to date

  • Energy Use

    Energy 35,968 kWh annual energy savings

  • Concrete Use

    Concrete 1,330 tons (1,207 tonnes) of new concrete pours avoided to date

  • CO2 Emissions

    Emissions 885,170 lbs (401,510 kgs) of greenhouse gas emissions prevented

  • Landfill Debris

    Landfill Debris 1,437 lbs (1,304 kgs) of construction debris prevented

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