Strand Historic District, The

Roughly bounded by Ave. A, 20th St., alley between Aves. C and D, and railroad depot, Galveston, Texas

Photos 

Strand Historic District

1. INTERIOR VIEW OF SEGMENTAL ARCH WINDOWS AND STORE FRONT

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Map 

Description 

A business district that developed from the port activities, creating a group of important 19th-century commercial structures. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, May 11, 1976

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 26, 1970
Reference number
70000748
Architectural styles
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Victorian; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Beaux Arts
Areas of significance
Commerce; Transportation; Politics/Government; Architecture
Levels of significance
National; State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Water-related; Water works; Business
Current function
Business
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1850-1874
Significant years
ca. 1850; 1890
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 45

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