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Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

King-Von Rosenberg House

 
 
King-Von Rosenberg House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, September 9, 2007
1. King-Von Rosenberg House Marker
Inscription.  

In 1916, the heirs of Gov. Elisha Pease established the Enfield Realty and Home Building Company and began dividing the Pease estate into what would become Austin’s Enfield neighborhood. Six years later, Belmont “Belle” Graham, a cousin to the Pease heirs, and her husband, Florian Bibb King, built their home at this site. Nina Electa and Frederick Charles Von Rosenberg bought the house in 1928, and the property remained in their family until 1988. The historic home exhibits influences of the Prairie School and Renaissance Revival styles, with a porte cochere, composite columns, triumvirate windows, decorative ironwork and a wide overhanging hipped roof.
 
Erected 2004 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 13522.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 30° 16.892′ N, 97° 45.295′ W. Marker was in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker could be reached
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from Lorrain Street north of Enfield Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 1500 Lorrain Street, Austin TX 78703, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Crusemann-Marsh-Bell House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Okewell (about 700 feet away); Judge Calvin Maples Cureton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Henry H. and Bertha Sterzing Ziller House (approx. ¼ mile away); TMI Castle (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hezikiah Haskell House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Snead-Rieck House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mathews School (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 19, 2009, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 728 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on December 8, 2020, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. Photo   1. submitted on December 19, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
 
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Mar. 6, 2021