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Ingenhuett Hotel

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c. 1880, Alfred Giles. 800 High St.
  • (Photograph by Ernest Slatinsky )

An imposing L-plan design, the two-story hotel's chief feature are the monumental blocks of limestone that were used to form its walls. Again and again, Alfred Giles would make use of this workable regional material, often, as here, without any sort of fine decorative carving.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Ingenhuett Hotel", [Comfort, 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, 206-207.

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