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.
You are here
El Globo Chiquito
If SAH Archipedia has been useful to you, please consider supporting it.
SAH Archipedia tells the story of the United States through its buildings, landscapes, and cities. This freely available resource empowers the public with authoritative knowledge that deepens their understanding and appreciation of the built environment. But the Society of Architectural Historians, which created SAH Archipedia with University of Virginia Press, needs your support to maintain the high-caliber research, writing, photography, cartography, editing, design, and programming that make SAH Archipedia a trusted online resource available to all who value the history of place, heritage tourism, and learning.