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Eddingston Court

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1929, L. W. Lindsay. Procter St. and Eddingston Ct.
  • (Photograph by Gerald Moorhead )

In the second phase of Port Arthur's development, Lakeshore Drive was replaced with a series of two-block-long private streets, entered from Procter Street and dead-ending into the canal embankment. The most architecturally notable of these streets is Eddingston Court, bracketed by pairs of brick-faced Tudor-style apartment buildings designed by a Houston architect-builder. The street divides around a median containing a sunken garden and grotto. The high points of Eddingston Court are the entrance gate piers and screen walls on Procter Street, faced with a cornucopia of conch shells and executed by Mexican concrete sculptor Dionicio Rodríguez of San Antonio.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Eddingston Court", [Port Arthur, 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, 384-384.

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