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Brownsville in Cameron County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Rock-Gomez Residence

 
 
Rock-Gomez Residence Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2018
1. Rock-Gomez Residence Marker
Inscription.  
English:
This excellent example of Spanish colonial style architecture was built in 1900 for Mrs. Herman S. Rock. Features include floor-length windows at the front façade, and parapets with a decorative brick cornice. Owned by the Gomez family since 1915.

Spanish:
Esta casa fue construida en 1900 para la Sra. Rock. Los detalles incluyen ventanas hasta el piso, un antepecho, y una cornisa decorativa.

Funding provided by the City of Brownsville.
This marker was placed at this site in 1993.

 
Erected 1993 by City of Brownsville.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureHispanic AmericansMan-Made Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
 
Location. 25° 54.303′ N, 97° 30.233′ W. Marker is in Brownsville, Texas, in Cameron County. Marker is on East Levee Street south of East 5th Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located beside the sidewalk, directly in front of the subject
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house. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 East Levee 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. Rock/Gomez House (here, next to this marker); J.T. Canales (within shouting distance of this marker); Kowalski/Dennett House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Casa Kowalski-Dennett (about 400 feet away); Alonso Complex (about 400 feet away); Alonso Building (about 400 feet away); Russell/Cocke House (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Russell-Cocke House (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brownsville.
 
Regarding Rock-Gomez Residence. Marker is in the Brownsville Heritage Trail series.
 
Rock-Gomez Residence Marker (<i>wide view</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2018
2. Rock-Gomez Residence Marker (wide view)
Rock-Gomez Residence (<i>wide view; marker visible on right; related marker on left</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2018
3. Rock-Gomez Residence (wide view; marker visible on right; related marker on left)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 17, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 296 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 18, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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