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Openheimer-Montgomery Building

 
 
Openheimer-Montgomery Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, September 30, 2007
1. Openheimer-Montgomery Building Marker
Inscription. This structure was built in 1894 for Texas military, business, and civic leader Louis Openheimer (1858-1906). Designed and constructed by John McDonald, a prominent citizen who served as Austinís Mayor from 1889 to 1895, the building was sold in 1899 to the trustee for 12-year-old Fannie Montgomery and became part of her estate. The Queen Anne commercial structure features projecting second-story bay windows supported by Victorian jigsawn brackets.
 
Erected 1983 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 14111.)
 
Location. 30° 16.196′ N, 97° 44.554′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker is on West 8th Street west of Congress Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 W 8th St, Austin TX 78701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Offices Of The War Department And The Adjutant General (within shouting distance of this marker); Paramount Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker); Norwood Tower (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stephen F. Austin Hotel (about 400
Openheimer-Montgomery Building image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, September 30, 2007
2. Openheimer-Montgomery Building
feet away); Swedish Consulate and Swante Palm Library (about 400 feet away); M.M. Longís Livery Stable and Opera House (about 500 feet away); Central Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away); Original Site of First Presbyterian Church (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 656 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 3, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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