Galveston News Building - Galveston, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX
N 29° 18.409 W 094° 47.534
15R E 325940 N 3243312
Quick Description: Lovely building has plants growing out of it!
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 2/12/2020 5:30:13 PM
Waymark Code: WM12305
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 3

Long Description:
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"The Galveston News Building occupies the lots between the Kauffman and Runge Building and the Galveston Cotton Exchange, which stand at opposite ends of the block. The four-bay, three-story building has an iron frame and pressed-brick walls. The south façade features pressed brick and cast stone in a Romanesque design that is one of Clayton’s most impressive works. Each floor contains arched openings of various proportions and depths. Clayton’s design included a cornice lost in the 1900 Hurricane. The roof is flat. The building originally housed offices of the Galveston News, a newspaper published by A.H. Belo who later founded the Dallas Morning News. The News added a one-story addition on the adjoining lot to the west in 1911. The addition was remodeled in 1949. In 1963, the newspaper relocated its operations, and the Galveston News Building became a warehouse. In 1970, the front façade was refaced with plain concrete panels. John and Judy Saracco purchased the building and restored the façade in 1995."

Artist: Nicholas J. Clayton - Architect

Address:
2110 Mechanic / Galveston, TX


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