Houston in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Erected 1981 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10684.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Art Deco series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1921.
Location. 29° 45.771′ N, 95° 21.838′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is at the intersection of Louisiana Street and Preston Street, on the right when traveling north on Louisiana Street. On the right of the entrance at Louisiana & Preston. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Houston TX 77002, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least Horace Dickinson Taylor (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Baker Common (about 600 feet away); Auditorium Hotel (about 600 feet away); The Kennedy Bakery (about 700 feet away); Old Market Square (about 700 feet away); Magnolia Brewery Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Houston Cotton Exchange and Board of Trade (approx. 0.2 miles away); State National Bank Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
More about this marker. This building is in the National Register of Historic Places.
Regarding Hogg Building. Will Hogg's father, Govener "Big Jim" Hogg, must have had a sense of humor at the expensive of his child as he named his daughter, Will's sister, Ima Hogg. Myth has it she had a sister named Ura Hogg, but it's just a myth.
Also see . . . Bio of Will Hogg in The Handbook of Texas. (Submitted on January 4, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 4, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 610 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 4, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.