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Garza House, 1009 East Thirteenth Street, Brownsville, Cameron County, TX



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Item Title


Location
1009 East Thirteenth Street, Brownsville, TX

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS TX-3280
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-79).
Building/structure dates: 184 initial construction
Significance: Built before 1894, 1009 East 13th Street resembles creole cottages in New Orleans which were once closely associated with Brownsville through shipping. The steeply pitched roof punctuated by dormers and canted over a porch as well as the interior chimney are characteristic of creole cottages in New Orleans in the early 1800s.

Related Names
Garza, Caledonia


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey, Bill Engdahl for Hedrich-Blessing, Photographers, February, 1979 DISTANT VIEW FROM THE EAST.
2. Historic American Buildings Survey, Bill Engdahl for Hedrich-Blessing, Photographers, February, 1979 SOUTHEAST (FRONT) ELEVATION.
3. Historic American Buildings Survey, Bill Engdahl for Hedrich-Blessing, Photographers, February, 1979 FRONT ENTRANCE.
4. Historic American Buildings Survey, Bill Engdahl for Hedrich-Blessing, Photographers, February, 1979 REAR WING, VIEW FROM NORTHWEST.
5. Historic American Buildings Survey, Bill Engdahl for Hedrich-Blessing, Photographers, February, 1979 REAR VIEW FROM NORTHWEST, MAIN HOUSE AND DORMER.
6. Historic American Buildings Survey, Bill Engdahl for Hedrich-Blessing, Photographers, February, 1979 FIREPLACE IN FRONT ROOM NORTHEAST APARTMENT.


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