Wayside Church at Trezevant Hill

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Wayside Church at Trezevant Hill Fort Worth, Tarrant County The Wayside Church is the last remaining building representing the early African American community known as Trezevant Hill. The church was the site of the pioneering and historic African American radio and television ministry of Bishop R.E. Ranger from the 1930s through the 1950s. Bishop Ranger... More »

Rancho San Francisco

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Rancho San Francisco Near San Ygnacio, along the banks of the Rio Grande, Zapata County Rancho San Francisco is a 40-acre Hispanic ranching site that includes two native sandstone buildings from the mid to late 19th century. The larger of the structures dates to circa 1850, when Native Americans still closely contested the borderlands, and... More »

Bloomburg State Bank Building

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Bloomburg State Bank Building Bloomburg, Cass County Representing all endangered historic bank buildings in Texas, the Bloomburg State Bank was organized in 1908 and moved into its newly-constructed three-story building in 1918.  It was and remains the tallest building in Cass County, and at one time the bank served counties in Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas.  At... More »

Jefferson Playhouse – SAVED!

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Jefferson Playhouse Jefferson, Marion County In the 1880s, Jefferson was one of the largest cities in Texas, and the Jefferson Playhouse is one of the most important historic buildings remaining from that period. Listed as a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark in 1965 and on the National Register in 1971, its beautiful Greek Revival two-story arched... More »

Sanderson Railroad Depot – DEMOLISHED

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Sanderson Railroad Depot Sanderson, Terrell County The Sanderson Depot, constructed in 1883, preceded the town that grew around it. In fact, the town itself was named after the president of the intercontinental railroad construction company. It was a terminal for Southern Pacific Railroad operations for a century, but SPRR moved the crew-change terminal in 1995,... More »

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church

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St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church 915 N Florence St, El Paso, TX 79902 Listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a contributing property in the Rio Grande Avenue Historic District, the property represents the last Mission Revival style building in El Paso designed by architect Henry Trost. Its iconic tower is a mainstay... More »

San Jacinto School House

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San Jacinto School House Walker County Endangered school house, representing other endangered historic Texas school houses. Established in 1900 for grades one through seven, the San Jacinto School district built a “two-room” two-story school house in 1913. The building allowed for classrooms, a stable to accommodate horses and a canning house on the property. In... More »

Near North Side Neighborhood

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Near North Side Neighborhood Houston, Harris County The Near North Side neighborhood, located just north of downtown Houston, is a significant residential development begun in the 1880s-1890s with the expansion of the adjacent Hardy Rail Yards. With the decrease of rail traffic and increase in suburban development, the neighborhood began to decline after World War... More »

Iron Bridges of Collin County

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Iron Bridges of Collin County Sister Grove Creek, Collin County The iron bridges of Collin County are the last one-lane, World War I era, iron open-truss bridges to cross Sister Grove Creek. They are still in their original locations. The bridges serve the last truly wild and scenic roads in Collin County. Each is 60... More »

Residential Teardowns

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Residential Teardowns in Inner-City Neighborhoods Dallas, Dallas County With bungalows, Tudor Revival styles as well as modern houses, Dallas' early 20th century neighborhoods are experiencing a significant loss in residential fabric. Literally each week, houses are demolished to make way for new McMansions or houses taking advantage of the larger allowable building envelope. The neighborhoods... More »