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Rialto Building - Texarkana, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv
N 33° 25.498 W 094° 02.592
15S E 403016 N 3698886
Quick Description: This classical revival office building, from 1901, has a facade of set-back, right-angle bays, giving the building a staggered look.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 1/5/2007 5:02:06 PM
Waymark Code: WM13R8
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member snfromky
Views: 31

Long Description:
In 1901, George W. Fouke, founder of Gate City Lumber Co., purchased this property for the construction of an office building. The triangular shape of the property dictated that the State Line Avenue facade of the building consist of a series of set-back, right-angle bays, giving the classical revival building a staggered look

Although the interior of the building was altered significantly with a conversion into apartments, and a second conversion into medical offices, the only exterior alteration to the building was a 1934 application of stucco over the original brick.


Street address:
317 State Line Avenue
Texarkana, TX USA

County / Borough / Parish: Bowie County

Year listed: 1982

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture, Science

Periods of significance: 1900-1924

Historic function: Medical Office Building.

Current function: Medical Office Building.

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 1: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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