Houston in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
James S. and Alfred T. Lucas
By the age of sixteen, Alfred T. Lucas, James Lucasí son was an apprentice to his father. After his fatherís death, Alfred continued the family contracting company. Lucas worked with Eugene T. Heiner on the 1896 Harris County Jail and Criminal Court building and the 1899 Lavaca County Courthouse. Along with John Stadtler, Lucas build ten professional buildings and three private homes, including 1891 Houston Light Guard Armory, Henke and Company store, Magnolia and American Breweries and the Houston Water Works pump house.
Lucas also helped build the 1895 city auditorium and the 1903 Houston City Hall and Market Place. His company, Lucas Brick Works, paved many of Houstonís
Erected 2016 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 18533.)
Location. 29° 45.914′ N, 95° 23.127′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker can be reached from Washington Avenue. Touch for map. Alfred Lucas in buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Section F-1, Lot 009. James Lucas is buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Section F-1, Lot 008. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2525 Washington Avenue, Houston TX 77007, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Rev. William M. Tryon (a few steps from this marker); David Finney Stuart, M.D. (a few steps from this marker); Colonel B.F. Terry (within shouting distance of this marker); Anson Jones (within shouting distance of this marker); Irvin Capers Lord (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Belle Sherman Kendall (about 300 feet away); Darius Gregg (about 500 feet away); Archibald Wynns (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
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