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White Oak Bayou Bridge, Spanning White Oak Bayou at Heights Boulevard, Houston, Harris County, TX



B&W Photos

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Item Title


Location
Spanning White Oak Bayou at Heights Boulevard, Houston, TX

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER TX-40
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N534).
Building/structure dates: 1922 initial construction
Significance: These twin 240'-0"-long concrete bridges provide a distinctive gateway at the southern end of the Houston Heights neighborhood in the city of Houston. They feature decorative urn-shaped balustrade railings with newels. The side railings of each bridge wrap around to link the two structures. These bridges are two of a series of concrete bridges with decorative railings built over the Houston bayous in the 1920s, only a few of which survive.

Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
ELEVATION FROM E.
3/4 VIEW FROM NE.
3/4 VIEW FROM SE.
VIEW ALONG WALKWAY, FROM NE.
LONGITUDINAL VIEW FROM N.
LONGITUDINAL VIEW FROM N.
3/4 VIEW OF E SPAN, FROM NW.
3/4 VIEW OF E SPAN, FROM NW.
UNDERSIDE, FROM S.
BUILDERS' PLATE, ON N END OF E SPAN.


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