Texas Art Deco & Streamline Moderne Buildings (page 2)

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Borden County Courthouse

Cotton Exchange & Board of Trade Building
Galveston, TX


The Cotton Exchange & Board of Trade Building was designed by Ben Milam and built in 1940. In 2011, just after the top row of photos were taken, part of the granite facade around the building's entrance fell to the ground. All of the tiles around both entrances were then removed. Apparently, they will not be replaced. [map]

Stephen F. Austin Jr. High School
Galveston, TX
The Stephen F. Austin Jr. High School was designed by Ben Milam and built in 1939. [map]

Graugnard's Bakery Building
Galveston, TX
Waples Lumber Co.
Galveston, TX
Elks Lodge
Galveston, TX
The Graugnard's Bakery Building was built in 1940. The business was later known as the G&G Bakery. [map]

The Waples Lumber Co. building was built around 1948. It now houses the Wynn Funeral Home. [map]

This Elks Lodge appears to be from the late 1940s or early 1950s. [map]

Masonic Lodge
Grandfalls, TX
This Masonic Lodge was probably built in the 1930s or 1940s. [map]

Hamilton County Jail
Hamilton, TX
The Hamilton County Jail was built in 1938 and was used until 1996. The building now houses the Hamilton County Historical Museum. [map]

Municipal Hall & Fire Station

Hachar's Department Store
Laredo, TX
Hachar's Department Store was built in 1942. The building now houses a Payless ShoeSource store. [map]

League City School
League City, TX
The League City School was designed by R.G. Schneider and built in 1938. It later housed the Clear Path Alternative School. That school moved to a new building around 2017. The building now houses the League City Community Center. For more, see this website. [map]

Gregg County Courthouse
Longview, TX
The Gregg County Courthouse was designed by Voelcker and Dixon and built in 1932. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Corstone Sales Company
Lufkin, TX
The Corstone Sales Company building was built around 1935. It has been vacant since at least 2009. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. [map]

House [gone]
Lufkin, TX
This Streamline Moderne House was designed by Wilbur Kent. It may have been a doctor's office originally. The building was for sale when these photos were taken in 2011. By 2013, it had been demolished.

City Hall

Nocona Boot Company
Nocona, TX
Pearland School Theatre
Pearland, TX
The Nocona Boot Company was founded in 1925. This factory building must have been built in the 1940s. The plant shut down in 1999. In 2006, the Nocona Athletic Goods Company moved into the building. [map]

Pearland School was built from 1937-1942. This theatre was built in 1945. The campus is now home to Alvin Community College. [map]

Cottle County Courthouse


Plainview Hardware Company Building
Perryton, TX
The Plainview Hardware Company Building was built in 1930. It was designed by Joseph Champ Berry. The building was vacant when these photos were taken in 2011. [map]

Children's Health Services
Port Arthur, TX
The Children's Health Services building looks like it was built in the 1930s. [map]

Higginbotham-Bartlett Co.
Post, TX
The Higginbotham-Bartlett Co. hardware store building appears to be from the 1940s. [map]

Premont, TX
Premont, TX
This Auditorium and Gymnasium have apparently been vacant for many years. They appear to be from the 1930s. [map]

County Memorial Hospital

former La Luna [gone]
Rockport, TX
2011: 2018:
The La Luna restaurant occupied this 1940s looking building when this photo was taken in 2011. The building originally housed Shorty Kline's Cafe. By 2016, the building was housing Winery on the Bay. In 2018, the building began housing the Rockport Center for the Arts. By 2022, the building had been demolished.

Cherokee County Courthouse

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