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RAZED IN TEXAS

HOUSTON FEDERAL POST OFFICE AND COURTHOUSE, 1888

GALVESTON CITY HALL, 1888

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Houston Post Office

HOUSTON FEDERAL POST OFFICE AND COURTHOUSE, 1888

TE Postcard post-mark dated 1908

Post office on the bottom, courthouse on top. Public reaction to this building was mixed. Critics said it was too Oriental to be a federal building. Employees entered on Fannin Street, the public on Franklin.

Date of razing unknown.


Galveston City Hall, 1888 post card

GALVESTON CITY HALL, 1888

Postcard post-mark dated 1911

A French Renaissance Revival building. Alfred Muller architect. At one time the Galveston Market occupied the bottom. Damaged in the great storm of 1900, the staircase, tower and entire third floor were removed. After a new city hall was built in 1916, the building was used as both a fire and police station.

Razed in 1966.

 
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