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

O'Connor-Proctor Building

 
 
O'Connor-Proctor Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, February 17, 2022
1. O'Connor-Proctor Building Marker
Inscription.  Constructed in 1895, this 2-story commercial building was designed by Cuero Architect Paul Helwig. It housed the offices of rancher Thomas M. O'Connor, a leading area businessman, and the legal firm of brothers Venable B. and Fred C. Proctor. It was later used for services of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 1915-24, and housed army officers during World War II. Built of red brick and white sandstone, the structure features Romanesque Revival styling.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1980
Entered in
the National Register
of Historic Places
1986

 
Erected 1980 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3629.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1895.
 
Location. 28° 48.009′ N, 97° 0.335′ W. Marker is in Victoria, Texas, in Victoria County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and West Forrest Street, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. The marker is located on the left side of the main
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entrance to the building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 202 North Main Street, Victoria TX 77901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Victoria Advocate (within shouting distance of this marker); De Leon Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hauschild Opera House (about 300 feet away); Brownson's Bank (about 400 feet away); Joe F. and Amelia Jecker House (about 400 feet away); Victoria County Honor Roll (about 400 feet away); Victor M. Rose (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
 
The O'Connor-Proctor Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, February 17, 2022
2. The O'Connor-Proctor Building and Marker
The view of the O'Connor-Proctor Building and Marker from across the street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, February 17, 2022
3. The view of the O'Connor-Proctor Building and Marker from across the street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 22, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 22, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 94 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 22, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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Jun. 2, 2023