1882 Stewart Building

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    The Stewart Building at Kempner & Mechanic, Historic Strand District in Galveston, Texas. This renaissance revival building, designed by architect Eugene T. Heiner, survived the devastating 1900 storm. It's details are stunning, to say the least, and the history is also very interesting. More information about the history of this building and Stewart Title can be found here.

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    Update 9/09: This photo is being used with permission on one of the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places web pages here.

    Janelle Shepherd, Bev Draper, wyojones, and 2 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. Colleen Shepherd 68 months ago | reply

      Thanks! I had to crop out the light pole on the right, but was happy to have the tree on the left in the shot!

    2. Colleen Shepherd 68 months ago | reply

      I have not seen any reports on The Stewart Buliding since Hurricane Ike. I did, however, see on the news shortly after my power came back up that Moody Mansion and The Bishop's Palace made it through with only minor damage. That was really good to hear.

    3. foxylady's stardust (From here to Ipernity) 68 months ago | reply

      Beautiful picture Colleen.

      Welcome to the group.
      This lovely shot was seen in Historical and architectural gems, thank you for sharing. Foxy.

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    4. Colleen Shepherd 68 months ago | reply

      Thanks, Foxy. There are some awesome images in your group and I am enjoying viewing them.

    5. kevbeaux 68 months ago | reply

      The Great Galveston Hurricane of 1900 Group Invites you to add your photo to our group!
      Storm Painting

    6. Colleen Shepherd 68 months ago | reply

      Thanks for the invite, Kev. Awesome historical photos in your group.

    7. kevbeaux 68 months ago | reply

      Thanks a lot for adding your photos. Please feel free to anytime you get anything pertinent to the 1900 storm!

    8. HelenCE 67 months ago | reply

      Terrific angle! Love the framing with the tree. Nice job.

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    9. Suarez 67 months ago | reply

      Excellent architectural shot.

      Seen in Top 20 Texas.

    10. ednurseathkh 67 months ago | reply

      I really like this one , great old building and your shot shows it really well

    11. Colleen Shepherd 67 months ago | reply

      Thanks for your comment. This is one of my favorite shots from my latest trip to Galveston.

    12. BJW-58 [deleted] 66 months ago | reply

      Excellent Shot!!
      Structures of the South

    13. Colleen Shepherd 64 months ago | reply

      Thanks, Bev, for the comment and fave!

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