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Dr. Theodore Koester House

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1859. 421 S. Seguin Ave.
  • (Photograph by Gerald Moorhead )

This atypical two-story limestone house is highlighted by its high basement and two-story porch. The first-floor fenestration, consisting of four doors separated by a blind doorway, indicates that Dr. Koester, physician for the Adelsverein, had his office, pharmacy, and bakery in his home.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Dr. Theodore Koester House", [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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