Houston in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Erected 1989 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10641.)
Location. 29° 44.615′ N, 95° 22.927′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is at the intersection of Courtlandt Place and Bagby Street, in the median on Courtlandt Place. Click for map. The marker is located inside the gate of Courtlandt Place. Marker is in this post office area: Houston TX 77006, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James L. Autry House (within shouting distance of this marker); League of United Latin American Citizens, Council 60 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Waldo Mansion (approx. ¼ mile away); Trinity Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Houston Fire Station No. 7 (approx. half a mile away); The Houston Light Guard (approx. 0.6 miles away); Temple Beth Israel (approx. 0.6 miles away); Twentieth Century Development of Freedman's Town (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Houston.
Regarding Courtlandt Place. Courtlandt Place is a small gated community comprised of a single one block long private street near Downtown Houston. It was originally created for and populated by Houston's elite. A total of 17 mansion-like homes line the two sides of the street. Virtually every home has a historical marker.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
Also see . . .
1. An Article on the History of Courtlandt Place.
2. Courtlandt Place in The Handbook of Texas.
3. Another History of Courtlandt Place.
4. Eleven of the 17 Homes on Courtlandt Place are in the National Register of Historic Places.
Categories. • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page originally submitted on January 23, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 231 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 23, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.