The Berry Brown House

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The Berry Brown House 14th St & Travis St, Wichita Falls, TX In 1892, this two-story Victoria-style redwood house was built. It is believed to have been ordered from the Montgomery Ward catalog. The house got its name from one of its owners, a well-respected City Alderman inthe late 1940s. The house, a Wichita Falls... More »

Winfield Hangar

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Winfield Hangar Fort Stockton, Pecos County The adobe Winfield Hangar was constructed in 1936 by the Works Progress Administration and Pecos County. Winfield Airport was used as an auxiliary field to Gibbs Field during World War II, a primary training base located in Pecos County. State Senator H. L. Winfield, for which the hangar is... More »

El Paso & Southwestern Railroad & Freight Depot – SAVED!

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El Paso & Southwestern Railroad and Freight Depot El Paso, El Paso County This 1903 Italianate terminal, designed by Daniel H. Burnham and built by the Phelps-Dodge Company, allowed merchants to load, unload or store freight shipped on the El Paso & Southwestern Railroad. Not only is this building listed as a local historic landmark... More »

The Quanah, Acme & Pacific Railroad Depot

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The Quanah, Acme & Pacific Railroad Depot Roaring Springs, Motley County Constructed in 1913, this charming depot was, and still is, the focal point of Roaring Springs. It is an example of many good historic buildings in Texas that are not forgotten; but suffer from a lack of funds for restoration. Even after the railroad... More »

Herring Hotel

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Herring Hotel 311 SE 3rd Avenue, Amarillo, Potter County The Herring Hotel was one of three oil-boom era hotels built in the 1920s, and is now the only one standing. It was the largest of these hotels, and was home to the famous Old Tascosa Room where cattle and oil barons gathered to discuss business... More »

Wilshire Village Apartments – DEMOLISHED

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Wilshire Village Apartments 1703-1715 W Alabama St and 3802-4002 Dunlavy St, Houston, TX The Wilshire Village Apartment complex is the only remaining development of three original Federal Housing Administration-insured sites, the largest undertaking of its kind approved by the FHA in the South. Finished in 1940, the garden apartment complex had 144 apartments of varying sizes... More »

Grota Homestead Neighborhood

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Grota Homestead Neighborhood Houston, Harris County Grota Homestead, located near the late 19th century community known as Germantown just northwest of downtown Houston, was the beginning of Grota Homestead Neighborhood. Platted first for residential development in the 1890s, subsequent plats added to the subdivision’s size through 1920. Primarily a working and middle class neighborhood, Grota... More »

Atlanta Miller Grade School

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Atlanta Miller Grade School 200 W Miller St, Atlanta, TX 75551 The Atlanta Miller Grade School was a Works Progress Administration project taking 120 days to complete. Hardy Brothers of Texarkana began construction of the one-story, six-room building of locally made brick in 1936. As the community grew, rooms were added over the years. Between... More »

Eastern Star Home

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Eastern Star Home 1201 E Division St, Arlington, TX 76011 This grand facility, built in 1924 at a cost of $212,000, was constructed to provide a home for aged and infirm members of the Eastern Star Organization in Texas. The charge to build included a provision to be near a public school "so children who... More »

Mueller Bridge

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Mueller Bridge The Bridge at McAlister Crossing, La Vernia, TX 78121 The Bridge at McAlister Crossing (Mueller Bridge) is one of two multi-span Warren polygonal chord bridges in the state. The 252-foot metal truss bridge with wooden floor was completed in 1915 and is located in Wilson County, two miles east of La Vernia. John... More »