Houston Light Guard Armory

Houston Light Guard Armory (HM296N)

Location: Houston, TX 77004 Harris County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 44.163', W 95° 22.684'

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Designed by noted Houston architect Alfred C. Finn, the Armory was constructed in 1925 to replace an 1892 building that had become obsolete. Finn detailed the building to suggest a late renaissance period neo-Gothic English masonry, represented by the alternating bands of brick and stone and elaborate relief panels above the arched entrance. The building has been owned by the Houston Light Guard, the State of Texas, and the Houston Community College.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1992
HM NumberHM296N
Year Placed1992
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, July 9th, 2018 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 270002 N 3291906
Decimal Degrees29.73605000, -95.37806667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 44.163', W 95° 22.684'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 44' 9.7799999999998" N, 95° 22' 41.04" W
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Area Code(s)713, 281
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3816 Caroline St, Houston TX 77004, US
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