Governor's Mansion

1010 Colorado St., Austin, Texas

Photos 

Governor's Mansion

1. Historic American Buildings Survey, Emil Niggli, Photographer March 19, 1934 GENERAL VIEW FROM SOUTHWEST.

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Map 

Description 

Completed in 1856, this symmetrical Greek Revival structure has served continuously as Governor's residence and is among the oldest governor's mansion built and still in use. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, December 2, 1974

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 25, 1970
Reference number
70000896
Architectural style
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival
Areas of significance
Politics/Government; Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Institutional housing
Current function
Institutional housing
Period of significance
1800-1824
Significant years
1854; 1856
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 2

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