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Clayton House

 
 
Clayton House Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 6, 2019
1. Clayton House Marker
Inscription.  

Built in 1916-17, this Georgian Revival house was the home of William L. Clayton (1880-1966), founder of Anderson, Clayton, & Co., a cotton trading firm. A leader in public service as well as business, Clayton was a principal architect of the Marshall Plan for economic recovery in Europe after World War II. The two-story brick home features Tuscan columns, paneled pilasters, elliptical fanlight over the front door, and fanlit dormers on the roof.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1988

 
Erected 1988 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10632.)
 
Location. 29° 43.554′ N, 95° 23.171′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker can be reached from Caroline Street south of Oakdale Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is on the south or parking lot end of the walk in front of the building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5300 Caroline Street, Houston TX 77004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. W. L. and Susan Clayton (within shouting distance of this marker);
Clayton House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, March 17, 2013
2. Clayton House Marker
Maurice Joseph Sullivan (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Paul's United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Houston (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Garden Club of Houston (approx. 0.3 miles away); Holland Lodge No. 1 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Houston's First Sit-in (approx. ¾ mile away); Rice University (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
 
Regarding Clayton House. The nearby Clayton House library is one of the top genealogy research libraries in the United States.
 
Also see . . .
1. Clayton House Library Page. (Submitted on March 20, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
2. Friends of the Clayton Library. (Submitted on March 20, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceMan-Made FeaturesWar, World II
 
Clayton House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, November 2, 2018
3. Clayton House and Marker
Clayton House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 6, 2019
4. Clayton House and Marker
Clayton House image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, March 17, 2013
5. Clayton House
Clayton House image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, November 2, 2018
6. Clayton House
Clayton House elliptical fanlight over the front door, mentioned in the marker text image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 6, 2019
7. Clayton House elliptical fanlight over the front door, mentioned in the marker text
A Clayton House fanlit dormer image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 6, 2019
8. A Clayton House fanlit dormer
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 20, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 418 times since then and 25 times this year. Last updated on November 4, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. Photos:   1. submitted on October 7, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   2. submitted on March 20, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.   3. submitted on November 4, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.   4. submitted on October 7, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   5. submitted on March 20, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.   6. submitted on November 4, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.   7, 8. submitted on October 7, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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