East End Historic District

Irregular pattern including both sides of Broadway and Market Sts., Galveston, Texas



Galveston was for many years the state's largest city, flourishing as a port, financial center and trading emporium. Many of its 19th century nabobs built impressive houses in the east end of the city. They include the ornate Bishop's Palace (1887-93) by Nicholas J. Clayton. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, May 11, 1976

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 May 30, 1975
Reference number
Architectural styles
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Victorian
Areas of significance
Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1825-1849
Significant years
1840; 1870; 1917
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 463
Non-contributing buildings: 82