Pillot Building

Pillot Building (HM15GQ)

Location: Houston, TX 77002 Harris County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 45.698', W 95° 21.603'

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The original building at this site, a cast iron front structure, was built between 1857 and 1869. Early tenants of the building, owned by French-born merchant and Houston civic leader Eugene Pillot (1820-1896), included attorneys, real estate brokers, and a dry goods merchant. Subsequently a hotel, a barbershop, restaurants, and bars occupied the building. Owned by Pillot heirs until 1944, the structure suffered severe damage in the 1980s and collapsed in 1988. A replica, incorporating some of the original cast iron columns, sills, and lintels, was completed in 1990.
HM NumberHM15GQ
Marker Number10744
Year Placed1991
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 271803 N 3294706
Decimal Degrees29.76163333, -95.36005000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 45.698', W 95° 21.603'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 45' 41.88" N, 95° 21' 36.18" W
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Area Code(s)713, 832, 210, 281
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300 Fannin St, Houston TX 77002, US
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