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El Globo Chiquito

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1887. 1050 E. Monroe St.

This is a double-wide, side-gabled wooden cottage with scalloped eaves that, although domestic in scale and appearance, functioned as a commercial establishment within the perimeter of the courthouse square. As found throughout the Fourth Ward, this Anglo-American building type that would traditionally have been set back from the street, here fronts the sidewalk in the Mexican tradition.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "El Globo Chiquito", [Brownsville, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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