Gonzales Commercial Historic District

Roughly bounded by Water, Saint Andrew, Saint Peter, and Saint Matthew Sts., Gonzales, Texas


National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 30, 1996
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian: Romanesque; Victorian: Renaissance; Victorian: Italianate
Areas of significance
Architecture; Commerce; Community Planning and Development; Politics/Government
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Professional; Financial institution; Specialty store; Department store; Restaurant; City hall; Correctional facility; Fire station
Current functions
Business; Professional; Financial institution; Specialty store; Restaurant; Fire station; Religious structure
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
1881; 1887; 1894
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 88
Contributing sites: 6
Non-contributing buildings: 59


19th Century (37,703)
Brick (42,462)
Built 1881 (386)
Built during 1880s (6,466)
District (10,442)
Gonzales County, Texas (14)
Gonzales, Texas (10)
Italianate (5,108)
James Reily Gordon (2)
Renaissance (1,332)
Romanesque (2,721)
Stone (26,160)
Texas (3,648)
Victorian (19,697)