The Keller Building

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The Keller Building 326 Burlington Ave, Spur, TX 79370 One of the largest buildings in the Spur Historic District, the Keller Building is under the preservation efforts of the Friends of Spur Main Street who would like to turn the building into a visitors’ center or multi-purpose educational center. Built in 1927 to house the... More »

Texas State Railroad – SAVED!

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Texas State Railroad Palestine Depot: Park Road 70, Palestine, TX 75801 Rusk Depot: Park Road 76, Rusk, TX 75785 The state of Texas is in danger of losing the Texas State Railroad, designated the "official railroad of Texas" by the Texas Legislature and recognized as one of the nation’s largest and most unique steam train... More »

Mercer House

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Mercer House Roberts and Oleander, Port Aransas, TX 78373 Also known as the Sears House because it was built from a Sears and Roebuck kit by Robert A. Mercer, son of the original settler in the early 1900s, it was one of the few buildings to survive the 1919 hurricane and the strong winds of... More »

Comanche Railway Company Depot

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Comanche St. Louis-San Francisco Railway Company Depot 302 S Austin St, Comanche, TX 76442 The Fort Worth and Rio Grand Railway was chartered to build the first rail lines from Fort Worth to Brownwood in 1890. In 1901 the St. Louis and San Francisco Railway Company (FRISCO) acquired and controlled the roadway, but the Fort... More »

Old Denison High School – DEMOLISHED

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Old Denison High School 700 Block of Main Street, Denison, TX 75021 Built in 1913, this school was constructed on the site of the original 1800s school. Located in a prominent downtown location, the striking architectural design still allows the abandoned school a presence that made the community proud when it was built. Additions to... More »

Old Arlington High School

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Old Arlington High School 211 S Cooper St, Arlington, TX 76010 This stable, currently in-use site includes the 1922 Arlington High School academic building and the 1940 gymnasium/cafeteria. It was the largest public education facility between Fort Worth and Dallas and it is one of the few remaining historically important buildings in Arlington. The academic... More »

River Oaks Shopping Center

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River Oaks Shopping Center W Gray St and Shepherd, Houston, TX 77019 Parts of the landmark 1937 River Oaks Shopping Center are in danger of being demolished by owner Weingarten Realty Investors to make room for a chain book store and a high-rise residential building. Targeted for demolition are the architecturally significant curved wings facing... More »

Broad Street Bridge

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Broad Street Bridge 408 Broad St, Mason, TX 76856 The Broad Street Bridge in Mason, spanning Comanche Creek, is the only reinforced concrete truss bridge in Texas and is one of a small number of known examples in the United States. The 102-foot long bridge is composed of two truss spans, each measuring 51 feet... More »