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Laguna Gloria, 3809 West Thirty-Fifth Street, Austin, Travis County, TX



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Location
3809 West Thirty-Fifth Street, Austin, TX

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS TX-2270
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N642).
Building/structure dates: 1915 initial construction
National Register Number: 75002005
0.2001
Significance: The historic Laguna Gloria property at 3809 W. Thirty-fifth Street in Austin, Texas, is the former home of influential aesthete, preservationist, and businesswoman Clara Driscoll Sevier. The daughter of South Texas rancher and businessman Robert Driscoll, Clara Driscoll became an outspoken advocate for the arts and the preservation of Texas' historic monuments, leading the crusade to save the Alamo and other San Antonio missions. ... Now adapted as a museum in fulfillment of Clara Driscoll's wishes, Laguna Gloria is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and is a recorded Texas Historic Landmark and Austin Landmark.

Subjects
Conservation & Restoration
Business & Finance
Concrete Buildings


Related Names
Sevier, Clara Driscoll
Sevier, Henry Hulme
Page, Harvey L.
Johnson, Jack
Texas Fine Arts Association
Austin Museum Of Art
Barraz, Manuel, Delineator
Brooks, Blake, Delineator
Fagerberg, Olivia, Delineator
Hendley, Ingeborg, Delineator
Penning, Nicole, Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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