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Flatiron Building

  Texas Historical Markers
1000 Houston St., Fort Worth, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 32° 45' 9.466416", -97° 19' 47.253792"
    Texas State
Historical Marker
    Known in early 1900s as the tallest building in North Texas. Erected 1907 for the renowned Dr. Bacon Saunders, Dean of City Medical College; Chief Surgeon, nine railroads; acclaimed as a pioneer of medicine in Texas. Designed by firm of Sanguinet and Staats, distinguished Fort Worth architects of reinforced concrete over steel frame, this Renaissance Revival structure was inspired by the wedge-shaped Flatiron Building in New York. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1970.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Flatiron Building Historical Marker Location Map, Fort Worth, Texas