Brenham Downtown Historic District

Roughly bounded W. Vulcan, E. Vulcan, South Market, West First, Bassett, S. Austin and N. Austin, Brenham, Texas

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 10, 2004
Reference number
04000154
Architectural styles
Victorian: Italianate; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival; et al.
Areas of significance
Commerce; Community Planning and Development; Architecture; Transportation; Politics/Government
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Business; Financial institution; Specialty store; Department store; City hall; Customhouse; Theater
Current functions
Business; Financial institution; Specialty store; Department store; Restaurant; Professional; City hall
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1861; 1870; 1871
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 95
Contributing structures: 5
Non-contributing buildings: 50
Non-contributing structures: 1

Tags 

19th Century (36,347)
Brenham MPS (28)
Brenham, Texas (40)
Brick (42,457)
Built 1861 (214)
Built during 1860s (3,608)
Classical Revival (4,460)
District (10,141)
Italianate (5,025)
James Wetmore (22)
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival (16,281)
Stone (26,162)
Stucco (7,816)
Texas (3,573)
Victorian (19,690)
Washington County, Texas (71)

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