Platt-Simpson Building

Platt-Simpson Building (HMHHK)

Location: Austin, TX 78701 Travis County
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N 30° 16.041', W 97° 44.395'

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Radcliff Platt constructed the original portion of this building about 1871. He operated a livery stable here until 1890 and lived in one side of the structure for a number of years. In 1901 J.S. Simpson (1854-1934) purchased and enlarged the earlier building to accommodate his hardware store, which occupied this location until the 1930s. the structure features large arched windows with stone trim and a decorative brick cornice.
Marker Number14334
Year Placed1982
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 6:43am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 621209 N 3349082
Decimal Degrees30.26735000, -97.73991667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 16.041', W 97° 44.395'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 16' 2.46" N, 97° 44' 23.70" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 314 E 6th St, Austin TX 78701, US
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