Carrington-Covert House

1511 Colorado St., Austin, Texas

Photos 

WEST (FRONT) ELEVATION

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey

Map 

Description 

One of the last remaining 1850's residential buildings in area around Texas State Capitol. Built by Leonidas Davis Carrington, merchant and land speculator. -- Historic American Buildings Survey

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 25, 1970
Reference number
70000765
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Period of significance
1850-1874
Significant year
ca. 1855

Tags 

19th Century (36,347)
Austin, Texas (165)
Built during 1850s (4,574)
House (26,792)
Limestone (8,192)
Owned by state government (3,451)
Stone (26,162)
Texas (3,573)
Travis County, Texas (167)

Update Log 

  • June 22, 2012: Imported photos from HABS/HAER

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