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St. Nicholas Catholic Church

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2508 Clay St., Houston, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 29° 44' 35.650464", -95° 21' 48.384396"
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     Founded in 1887 as Houston's first Catholic church for blacks, St. Nicholas parish was located at the corner of Chenevert and Lamar streets. This building, designed by Leo Diehlmann, was completed in 1924. Prominent features include twin projecting towers-- one taller with an open belfry and one lower capped tower, corbelled brick detailing, and curvilinear parapets. St. Nicholas parish remains an important part of Houston's Third Ward. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1987

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

St. Nicholas Catholic Church Historical Marker Location Map, Houston, Texas