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Borderland Building

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1927, Stanley W. Bliss. 1000 E. Washington St.

Originally a retail hardware showroom, this building with display windows and curved parapets incorporates Spanish Mediterranean elements. Built for produce broker W. E. McDavitt, the structure indicates the impact that new, agriculture-generated wealth was having on the built environment of Brownsville.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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

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