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Frank B. Davison House

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1897. 109 3rd Ave. N

Now a historic house museum, the Davison House is a two-story towered villa featuring shingled bands below and above second-floor windows. It opens up not toward 3rd Avenue North, which the house faces, but toward the side street, 1st Street North, and the southeast breeze blowing off the bay a block away. Frank B. Davison was general manager of the Texas City Improvement Company. The block on which he built the house is now called Heritage Square City Park and contains several historic buildings moved from other locations in the city and rehabilitated as house museums since 1996. From the grounds of the Davison House, Texas City's petrochemical plants are clearly visible.

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Gerald Moorhead et al.
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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Frank B. Davison House", [Texas City, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/TX-01-AT37.

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