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Jahn Building

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1910. 494 S. Seguin Ave.
  • (Photograph by Gerald Moorhead )

Built by the descendents of prominent German immigrant cabinetmaker Johann Jahn, this commercial building is noteworthy for the high quality of its three-dimensional brickwork detailing, especially on the second floor and the cornice. Next door at number 480 is a diminutive but well-detailed carriages and wagons building.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


What's Nearby


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

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas: Central, South, and Gulf Coast, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 200-200.

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