Brownsville in Cameron County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
U.S. Federal Building
Built in 1933, this four-story building is of the Second Renaissance Revival style. Features include decorative arches at the main entrance, stone quoins at the corners, tile roof, and decorative cornice. The building houses the U.S. Post Office, Federal Courtrooms, and related offices.
Construido en 1933, este edificio de cuatro pisos es de estilo del Renacimiento Italiano. Incluye detalles arquitectonicos tales como arcos decorativos en la entrada principal, piedras angulares en las esquinas, techo de tejas y una cornisa decorativa. Fue construido a fines del auge economico del la decada del 1920. Dentro del edificio se encuentran la Oficina de Correos, las salas de justicia, y oficinas del Tribunal Federal.
& Leonel T. Garza, Leo A. Garza, and Laura B. Garza
Erected by City of Brownsville.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1933.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1001 East Elizabeth Street, Brownsville TX 78520, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named U.S. Federal Building (here, next to this marker); Majestic Theatre (a few steps from this marker); Whitman's Store (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Central Fire Station (about 600 feet away); Celaya Building (about 600 feet away); Federal Court Site (about 700 feet away); San Fernando Buildings (about 700 feet away); Miguel Fernandez Hide Yard (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brownsville.
More about this marker. Marker is in the Brownsville Heritage Trail series.
Also see . . .
1. Historic Federal Courthouses. U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas (1932-1999) (Submitted on June 18, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Old Federal Courthouse. The former United States Court House, Custom House, and Post Office in Brownsville, Texas, also known as the Old Federal Courthouse, is a former courthouse of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, and currently serves as Brownsville City Hall. Completed in 1931, the (Submitted on June 18, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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