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Hidalgo Park Quiosco, Houston, Harris County, TX



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Location
Houston, TX

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS TX-3471
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N730).
Building/structure dates: 1934 initial construction
0.1997
Significance: The Quiosco in Houston's Hidalgo Park was built for use as a bandstand and served for many years as a active focal point for the surrounding blue-collar Mexican-American community. At grade below the elevated floor of the pavilion is an enclosed storage space. The building is constructed entirely of reinforced concrete. All exposed surfaces are covered with hand-worked textured concrete: the exterior walls bear a stone texture; the floor resembles wood parquetry; the roof suggests shingle and the ceiling resembles thatch...

Related Names
Lozano, Vidal


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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