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Rodríguez Store

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c. 1890. E. Flora Ave. at 1st St.

This freestanding, two-story, buff brick commercial-residential building has two major street elevations with flat-arched door openings, and transoms guarded by metal bars. These elevations are delineated by two-story brick pilasters with molded brick bases in the Brownsville-Matamoros tradition. A timid, slightly projecting cornice gives the building an unfinished appearance atop. Vacated for many years, it was rehabilitated by the city for public use.

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Author: 
Gerald Moorhead et al.
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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Rodríguez Store", [Hidalgo, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/TX-01-HL3.

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Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 304-305.

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