“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Lubbock in Lubbock County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

Landwer/Manicapelli Home

Landwer/Manicapelli Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, April 23, 2011
1. Landwer/Manicapelli Home Marker
Inscription. Spanish mission style home built 1936 for Dr. and Mrs. M. F. Landwer from Dr. Landwer's design. Landwer was professor of zoology at Texas Technological College from 1927 until his retirement. Virginia Landwer taught biology at Lubbock High School for many years. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Manicapelli bought the house from the Landwers after World War II. The City of Lubbock acquired the house in 1972. It is now a community center and party house
Erected 1982 by City of Lubbock Urban Design & Historic Preservation Commission.
Location. 33° 36.74′ N, 101° 52.426′ W. Marker is in Lubbock, Texas, in Lubbock County. Marker can be reached from Cesar East Chavez Drive 0.4 miles from North University Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located on the house in Hodges Park. Marker is in this post office area: Lubbock TX 79415, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Austin Brothers Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Mast House (approx. 2 miles away); Mast/White Home (approx. 2 miles away); Buddy Holly (approx. 2 miles away but has been reported missing); Lubbock Women's Club (approx. 2 miles away); Texas Tech Judging Pavilion (approx. 2.1 miles away); Texas Tech Dairy Barn (approx. 2.2 miles away); First Methodist Church of Lubbock (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lubbock.
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesSettlements & Settlers
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 3, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Tulsa, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 523 times since then and 47 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 3, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Tulsa, Oklahoma. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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