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The Niels and Mellie Esperson Buildings

Houston's "His & Her" Skyscrapers
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Previous page .......... He bought rice land and oil land all along what is now the Houston Ship Channel. He acquired the corner of Rusk and Travis Streets and it was here Mellie constructed the $1,000,000 Majestic Theater a year after Niels died in 1922.

 
The Mellie Esperson Building
The Mellie Esperson Building
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The Espersons had envisioned a magnificent building for one of their downtown properties, but death has a way of interfering with plans. So when death came to Mr. Esperson, what was supposed to be "their" building became Mellie's monument to Niels. ..........next page

 
 
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