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This category is to list structures cast in a supporting role for National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) Historic Districts as 'contributing structures.'
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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsBrashear Building - Houston, Texas

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This 1882 Victorian gem, hidden behind the Rice Hotel, was designed by Houston architect Eugene T. Heiner. Elaborate Victorian ornamentation covers the building, encasing the doors and windows, and decorating the parapet.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 4/8/2013

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsIsis Theater Building - Houston, Texas

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One of Houston’s first motion picture theaters, this building was designed by John Finger in 1912 for C.D. Hill and Company. The theater faced Prairie Street; the Main Street facade was used for retail.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 4/8/2013

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsPublic National Bank Building - Houston, Texas

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James Ruskin Bailey, a partner of Joseph Finger, designed this 1925 Beaux-Arts building for Public National Bank.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 4/8/2013

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsRitz Theater - Houston, Texas

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The Ritz Theater, designed by William Ward Watkin in 1926, was one of Houston’s smallest theaters, but the only one remaining relatively intact. The theater hosted vaudeville, concerts, and motion pictures.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 7/28/2017

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsKiam Building - Houston, Texas

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The 1893 red brick Richardsonian Kiam Building, designed by architect H.C. Holland as the home for Edward Kiam’s clothing store, has some interesting features, including a deeply recessed bay with plate-glass display windows.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 4/8/2013

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsBaker-Meyer Building - Houston, Texas

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Many of the oldest commercial buildings in Houston, including this one erected in 1870, can be found on the blocks of Travis and Congress facing Market Square. The cast iron balconies aren’t original to the buildings, but a failed attempt at revitalization.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 7/28/2008

last visited: 4/8/2013

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsFox-Kuhlman Building - Houston, Texas

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Warren’s Inn has occupied the 1862 Fox-Kohlman Building for at least 25 years, long before downtown became trendy. It’s rumored that the bar’s original owner, Warren, was a boyfriend of Liberace.

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location: Texas

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 4/8/2013

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsStuart Building - Houston, Texas

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Built in 1880, this one building looks like three. Each of the bays contained its own store, differentiated by a Victorian facade, most noticeable in the molding above each bay’s doors and upper windows.

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location: Texas

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 4/8/2013

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsUnion National Bank Building - Houston, Texas

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Jesse H. Jones hired the St. Louis firm of Russell and Crow in 1912 to design this Beaux-Arts bank building. The arches over the windows and doorways are crowned with keystones carved as Mercury, Roman god of commerce - and trickery.

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location: Texas

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 4/8/2013

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsFirst National Bank Building - Houston, Texas

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Early Texas skyscraper architects Sanguinet and Staats designed this block-long bank building, rich with Beaux-Arts detail, in 1905 for Houston's first chartered bank.

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location: Texas

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 4/10/2013

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsCommercial National Bank Building - Houston, Texas

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Facing the intersection of Franklin and Main an impressive rounded bay, trimmed with limestone, graces this 1904 Beaux-Arts bank and Western Union depot designed by Houston architects Green & Svarz.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 4/10/2013

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsMagnolia Brewery - Houston, Texas

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Designed in 1893 by H.C. Cook & Co., this was the first building of the Magnolia Brewery complex. Although it doesn’t brew beer anymore, you can still get a cold one here.

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location: Texas

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 4/19/2013

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsHouston Ice & Brewing Co. - Houston, Texas

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H.C. Cook & Co. built this building as part of the Magnolia Brewery Complex. The flood of 1935 caused the Franklin Street side of the complex to collapse; you can still see where the building fell into the bayou.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 4/19/2013

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsOld Southern Pacific Hospital - Near Northside Historic District - Houston, TX

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Built 1910-1911 by the Department of Buildings and Bridges of the GH & SA Railway (which merged into Southern Pacific in the late nineteenth century).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/18/2019

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsRobert E. Lee Elementary School - Near Northside Historic District - Houston, TX

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This 1919 school was designed by noted Houston architect Alfred C. Finn.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/18/2019

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsSterling Mansion - Morgans Point, TX

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A mansion that used to be owned by a governor of the state of Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Texas

date approved: 7/31/2007

last visited: 5/16/2021

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings117 S. Bell Drive - Bell, Frank Sr. Home - The Settlement Historic District, Texas City, TX

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Located in what is now Texas City, The Settlement Historic District was founded by former slaves following the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 12/19/2018

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings106 S. Bell Drive - Bell, Frank, Jr. House - The Settlement Historic District, Texas City, TX

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Located in what is now Texas City, The Settlement Historic District was founded by former slaves following the Civil War.

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location: Texas

date approved: 12/19/2018

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsBattery Ernst - Fort Travis - Port Bolivar, TX

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Built in 1898, Battery Ernst is located closest to the ship channel which leads to Galveston Bay and the Port of Houston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/11/2019

last visited: 7/16/2021

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsBattery Kimble - Fort Travis - Port Bolivar, TX

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As you enter Fort Travis, straight ahead and to the left is Battery Kimble. It is the largest of the four artillery batteries.

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location: Texas

date approved: 10/11/2019

last visited: 7/16/2021

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsBattery 236 - Ft. Travis - Port Bolivar, TX

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Battery 236 was the last coastal artillery battery constructed at Fort Travis. It was deactivated less than a year after completion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/10/2019

last visited: 7/16/2021

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsBattery Davis - Fort Travis - Port Bolivar, TX

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Battery Davis is the second of two batteries built in 1898 at Fort Travis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/11/2019

last visited: 7/16/2021

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsAycock-Crews House - East Columbia Historic District - East Columbia, TX

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A 2-story frame dwelling with asymmetrical plan erected in 1890.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/8/2018

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsT.L. Smith House - East Columbia Historic District - East Columbia, TX

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A 2-story frame dwelling with center-passage plan erected in 1878.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/7/2018

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsBryan-Weems House - East Columbia Historic District - East Columbia, TX

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A 2-story frame dwelling with center-passage plan erected in 1870. Remodeled 1917-19.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/7/2018

last visited: 7/2/2007

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