Beaumont Commercial District

The Beaumont Commercial District is located in Downtown Beaumont, Texas. The district consists of various styles of buildings, including 6 highrises built before 1932. The district is registered on the National Register of Historic Places as a U.S. Historic District. The historic district is roughly bounded by Willow, Neches, Gilbert and Main Streets.[2] The Old Spanish Trail (U.S. Route 90) travels through Downtown on Willow, Park, Pearl and College Streets.[3]

Beaumont Commercial District
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Corner of Crockett and Pearl streets
Beaumont Commercial District is located in Texas
Beaumont Commercial District
Beaumont Commercial District
Beaumont Commercial District is located in the United States
Beaumont Commercial District
Beaumont Commercial District
LocationRoughly bounded by Willow, Neches, Gilbert, and Main Sts., Beaumont, Texas
Coordinates30°4′55″N 94°5′56″W / 30.08194°N 94.09889°W / 30.08194; -94.09889Coordinates: 30°4′55″N 94°5′56″W / 30.08194°N 94.09889°W / 30.08194; -94.09889
AreaOriginal: 50 acres (20 ha)
Increase: 2.5 acres (1.0 ha)
Built1901 (1901)
ArchitectEmile Weil, Augustin Babin, et al.
Architectural styleClassical Revival, Gothic Revival, et al
NRHP reference #78002959[1] (original)
07000892[1] (increase)
Significant dates
Added to NRHPApril 14, 1978
Boundary increaseMarch 4, 2008

Contributing buildings[4]Edit

Government/Public ServicesEdit

Office BuildingEdit

  • Crockett Street (5 Buildings)
  • San Jacinto Building
  • Goodhue Building
  • Orleans Building
  • First National Bank Building
  • First City Building
  • Kyle Building
  • Gilbert Building
  • Nathan Building
  • Fertitta Building
  • McFaddin Building
  • Boykin Building
  • Rotan Mosle Building
  • Friedman Building
  • Hegele Building
  • Coale Building
  • Stedman Fruit Co.
  • Rosemont Building
  • Beaumont Savings
  • The White House (Now Municipal Court building.)
  • Santa Fe Warehouse
  • Neches Electric
  • Oil City Brass Works
  • Shepherd's Laundry
  • Quality Cafe
  • 652 Park St.
  • 268 Pearl St., circa 1899 (now vacant; formerly Modern Methods Printing; formerly Plummer Printing; formerly site of first Conn's Appliance Store)
  • 278 Pearl St., circa 1899 (now The Willard Hall Law Firm; formerly Hall and Hall Real Estate; Formerly Szaffer's Stationery Supply)
  • 220 Willow St.

HotelEdit

Auditorium/EntertainmentEdit

ChurchEdit

 
Former Antioch Baptist Church

Photo galleryEdit

Major Non-Contributing BuildingsEdit

 
Art Museum of Southeast Texas

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. November 2, 2013.
  2. ^ http://nrhp.focus.nps.gov/natregsearchresult.do?fullresult=true&recordid=1
  3. ^ http://www.drivetheost.com/tx.html
  4. ^ http://www.beaumontmainstreet.com/des_contributing.php

External linksEdit

  Media related to Beaumont Commercial District at Wikimedia Commons