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

Reuter House

 
 
Reuter House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, April 4, 2010
1. Reuter House Marker
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Built in 1934 for Louis Reuter (1886-1945) and his wife, this house offered a spectacular view of the city. Reuter worked as a grocer in his native San Antonio until 1918, when he came to Austin to open a self-service grocery store, an innovation for its time. The rambling one- and two-story stone veneer home reflects influences of the Spanish Colonial Revival style, and features cast-stone details and a red barrel-tile roof.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1986
 
Erected 1986 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 14457.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1934.
 
Location. 30° 14.454′ N, 97° 44.692′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. It is in Greater South River City. Marker is on Rosedale Terrace east of Mariposa Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 806 Rosedale Terrace, Austin TX 78704, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Walter and Mae Simms House (about 300
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feet away, measured in a direct line); Texas Dental Association (approx. 0.4 miles away); Walter Tips House (approx. half a mile away); Robert S. Stanley House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ollie O. Norwood Estate (approx. ¾ mile away); The Academy (approx. ¾ mile away); Ward Memorial United Methodist Church (approx. ¾ mile away); Texas School for the Deaf (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Regarding Reuter House. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Reuter House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, April 4, 2010
2. Reuter House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 5, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,209 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 5, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. A clear, complete close up photo of the marker. • A wide view photo of the marker and the surrounding area in context. • Can you help?

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