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Anchor Lumber Yard Building

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1928, Kai J. Leffland. 307 W. Water Ave.

After the St. Louis, Brownsville and Mexico Railway was built along the right-of-way of 3rd Street in 1905, the south edge of town became a distribution and light manufacturing center and lower-income neighborhood. The Anchor Lumber Yard's office and showroom, a small, one-story, stucco-faced building, is the architectural landmark of this district. Its line of decorative corbels and a vaguely Spanish-style scrolled pediment, framed by pinnacles, give this otherwise workaday building its note of distinction.

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Gerald Moorhead et al.
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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Anchor Lumber Yard Building", [Victoria, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/TX-01-VI10.

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Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 481-481.

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