1202 Post Office St. – Galveston TX (built 1889) More about Purity Ice Cream here: http://www.texnews.com/1998/texas/galv0505.html 1899:
Category Archives: TX – Galveston
1902 Mechanic St. – Galveston TX (built 1954; also United Way of Galveston building)
A quick tour down Harbor View Drive
1113 Marine Dr. – Galveston TX (built 1959; architect: Thomas M. Price)
318 27th St. – Galveston TX (built 1958; architect: Ben J. Kotin & Associates) Originally the Cotton Compress Workers, Inc. building, a little bit of the 50s is still visible underneath the painted tile and the straight line of shuttered windows.
1227 Ave. L – Galveston TX (built 1940)
Built 1969; architect: John S. Chase This was originally the International Longshoreman’s Association Local Union 851 building and was designed by John S. Chase, who was the first African American to enroll at the University of Texas and also the first African American licensed to practice architecture in Texas. He was also the founder of … Continue reading →