“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Round Rock in Williamson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

Early Commercial Building

Early Commercial Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
1. Early Commercial Building Marker
Inscription. Erected to house private bank as well as hardware and lumber business of John A. Nelson and Associates. Bank was closed in 1922; commercial use continues.

Architecturally important for facade of cast iron and pressed tin. Ornamented pilasters and columns of this type were used in many late 19th-early 20th century structures in central Texas. This front is notable for its continuous preservation. The building is of native limestone. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark—1970.
Erected 1970 by the Texas Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 9085.)
Location. 30° 30.536′ N, 97° 40.655′ W. Marker is in Round Rock, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker is on East Main Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 203 E Main Ave, Round Rock TX 78664, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Andrew J. Palm House (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Broom Factory Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Otto Reinke Building (about 400 feet away); Sam Bass' Death Site (about 500 feet away); Nelson-Crier House
Early Commercial Building image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
2. Early Commercial Building
The markers are the to the far right of the building in this view.
(about 700 feet away); A. J. and Carolina Anderson House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Olson House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Trinity Lutheran College (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Round Rock.
Categories. Notable Buildings
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 786 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on October 26, 2016.
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