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Holcombe House

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1905 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 29° 42' 21.343572", -95° 23' 28.913172"
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     Businessman and developer Oscar Holcombe (1888-1968) and his wife Mary hired Houston architect L. W. Lindsay to design this home. Completed in 1925, it featured gardens designed by landscape architect Herbert L. Skogland. Outstanding features of the Tudor revival style house include a gabled and hipped roofscape, decorative half-timbering, a bay window, an elaborate chimney, and an entry portico with decorative brickwork. Holcombe, who served eleven nonconsecutive terms as mayor of Houston between 1921 and 1957, continued to live here until his death. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1991

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Holcombe House Historical Marker Location Map, Houston, Texas