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Fort Worth in Tarrant County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Atelier Building

 
 
The Atelier Building Texas Historical Marker image. Click for full size.
By QuesterMark, March 7, 2018
1. The Atelier Building Texas Historical Marker
Inscription. Developer Thomas S. Weaver had this structure built about 1905. Named "Atelier", the French word for an artist's studio, it has housed the offices of architects and contractors, a restaurant, and financial institutions, including the banking firm of W.R. Edrington, a noted Fort Worth benefactor. In 1936 the building served as the temporary location of the Carnegie Library. Built of brick, it features two chimneys with terra cotta ornamentation.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1980
Marker is property of the State of Texas
 
Erected 1980. (Marker Number 229.)
 
Location. 32° 45.092′ N, 97° 19.843′ W. Marker is in Fort Worth, Texas, in Tarrant County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 209 W 8th St., Fort Worth TX 76102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Worth Library (within shouting distance of this marker); General William Jenkins Worth (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Flatiron Building (about 300 feet away); Cynthia Ann Parker and Native Americans of North Texas (about 400 feet away); Flying Machines

The Atelier with Marker image. Click for full size.
By QuesterMark, March 7, 2018
2. The Atelier with Marker
(about 500 feet away); JFK (about 500 feet away); Amon G. Carter (about 500 feet away); First Christian Church of Fort Worth (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Worth.
 
Categories. Architecture
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 5, 2018, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 5, 2018, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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