Bremond Block Historic District (Austin, Texas)
Bremond Block Historic District
The John Bremond House in 2007
|Architect||Fiegel, George; Bremond, Eugene|
|Architectural style||Greek Revival, Late Victorian|
|NRHP reference #||70000764 |
|Added to NRHP||April 3, 1970|
The block was added to National Register of Historic Places in 1970, and is considered one of the few remaining upper-class Victorian neighborhoods of the middle to late nineteenth century in Texas. Six of these houses were built or expanded for members of the families of brothers Eugene and John Bremond, who were prominent in late-nineteenth-century Austin social, merchandising, and banking circles. They are located within the square block bordered by West Seventh, West Eighth, Guadalupe, and San Antonio streets. The district also includes several houses on the west side of San Antonio and the south side of West Seventh, at least three of which were built or altered by the North family. The John and Pierre Bremond houses are currently owned by the Texas Classroom Teachers Association, and the John Bremond house serves as the headquarters for the association. TCTA website
Buildings in the Bremond Block Historic District
The historic district consists of eleven structures.
|James T. Brown House||1858||610 Guadalupe St|
|John Bremond, Jr. House||1886||700 Guadalupe St|
|Phillips-Bremond-Houston House||1854||706 Guadalupe St|
|Pierre Bremond House||1898||402 W 7th St|
|Eugene Bremond House||1873||404 W 7th St|
|North Flats-Howson House||1879||2007||700 San Antonio St|
|William Franklin North Apartment||1910||702 San Antonio St|
|Catherine Robinson House||1891||705 San Antonio St|
|North Cottage||1879||706 San Antonio St|
|North-Evans Chateau/Austin Women's Club||1874||1892||708 San Antonio St|
|Walter Bremond House||1872||1887–1888||711 San Antonio St|
- National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "TEXAS - Travis County Historic Districts". National Register of Historic Places. Retrieved Sep 7, 2011.
- Williamson, Roxanne. "Bremond Block Historic District". Handbook of Texas Online. Retrieved Nov 20, 2011.
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