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

La Madrileña

 
 
La Madrilena Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2018
1. La Madrilena Marker
Inscription.
(Spanish)
En este edificio, construido en 1892 por Adrián Ortiz, se estableció La Tienda Ortiz. Esta construcción es uno de los ejemplos más significativos en la arquitectura histórica del valle. Esta joya arquitectónica, con sus detalles del ladrillo, ha sido un orgullo para el Valle del Rio Grande, el cual queda agradecido a las generaciones que trabajaron para hacer esto posible.
Funding provided by
Rey Cantu and Heriberto E. Medrano

(English translation – not on marker)
In this building, built in 1892 by Adrian Ortiz, La Tienda Ortiz was established. This construction is one of the most significant examples in the historic architecture of the valley. This architectural gem, with its brick details, has been a source of pride for the Rio Grande Valley, which is grateful to the generations that worked to make this possible.
 
Erected by The City of Brownsville & Rey Cantu and Heriberto E. Medrano.
 
Location. 25° 54.278′ N, 97° 29.8′ W. Marker is in Brownsville, Texas, in Cameron County. Marker is on East Madison Street south of East 10th Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1002 East Madison Street, Brownsville TX 78520, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
La Madrilena Marker (<i>wide view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2018
2. La Madrilena Marker (wide view)
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named La Madrileña (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named La Madrileña (a few steps from this marker); Cameron County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1912 Cameron County Courthouse (about 500 feet away); Old Jail (about 500 feet away); Cameron County Courthouse of 1883-1914 (about 500 feet away); Old Cameron County Courthouse/Dancy Building (about 600 feet away); Old County Jail / Fernandez Building (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brownsville.
 
More about this marker. Marker is in the Brownsville Heritage Trail series.
 
Regarding La Madrileña. National Register of Historic Places (1988), Recorded Texas Historic Landmark (1988)
 
Categories. Architecture
 
La Madrilena (<i>view from near marker</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2018
3. La Madrilena (view from near marker)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 31, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 30, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on May 30, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   2, 3. submitted on May 31, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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