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Herblin – Shoe House

 
 
Herblin – Shoe House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, July 8, 2007
1. Herblin – Shoe House Marker
Inscription. Built in 1899-1900 by local contractor John Allen Greathouse for the William H. Herblin family. This house was located in the neighborhood known as “Quality Hill”, construction costs totaled $2,500. The William B. Shoe family purchased the home in 1927. Classical Revival alterations to the original Eastlake/Queen Anne house reflect changing tastes in the early 20th century and include massive Ionic columns. The original brick exterior was stuccoed before 1917.
 
Erected 1987 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 6459.)
 
Location. 30° 16.801′ N, 97° 44.802′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 712 W 16th St, Austin TX 78701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Daniel H. Caswell House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); West Hill (about 500 feet away); Site of Edward Mandell House Home (about 500 feet away); Hugh B. Hancock House (about 600 feet away); Jacob Larmour House (about 700 feet away); Denny-Holliday House
Herblin – Shoe House image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, July 8, 2007
2. Herblin – Shoe House
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Smith-Clark-Smith House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Goodall Wooten House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Austin.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 793 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on October 5, 2016.
 
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