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Ben Milam Hotel – Houston

1717 Texas Ave. – Houston TX (built 1926, demolished December 9, 2012; architect: Joseph Finger)   Skip to: –Articles/advertisements –Postcards –Matchbooks –Paper ephemera/brochure –Demolition video –Interior/exterior pictures   Articles and Advertisements:    New pool, c. 1957-1958, Houston Magazine: Famous waters from all over the world – the seven seas, lakes, rivers, puddles and ponds – flowed into Houston in a steady… Read more →

Mitchell’s Service Station – Texas City

431 Texas Ave. – Texas City TX Mitchell’s Service Station moved to 431 Texas Ave. in 1941 and stayed there, enduring the Texas City Disaster of 1947, until 1975 with lawnmower sales and service as the primary business. Many thanks to Albert Mitchell, author of Texas City (Images of America), for providing the early images, ephemera, and information about Mitchell’s Service Station… Read more →

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1302 Texas Ave. – Houston TX

 

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Fidelity Bank and Trust Company - Houston TX

Fidelity Bank and Trust Company - Houston TX

Fidelity Bank and Trust Company - Houston TX

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