EAST END HISTORIC DISTRICT
EAST END HISTORIC DISTRICT. The East End Historic District comprises fifty-two blocks between the central business district and the University of Texas Medical Branch in central Galveston. The district, bounded by Broadway, Market, Eleventh, and Nineteenth streets, features 463 historic houses from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, some of them the work of the city's most noted architects, including Nicholas J. Clayton, Alfred Muller, and George E. Dickey. Architectural styles range from Greek Revival and Victorian eclectic to Colonial and Classical Revival. Among the most noteworthy structures in the district are the Smith-Chubb house (1859), the Gus Reymershoffer house (1887), the Bishop's Palace (1887–93), and Sacred Heart Church (1903; dome rebuilt 1915). The area was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975 and was declared a national historic landmark in 1976.
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Christopher Long, "East End Historic District," accessed January 23, 2017, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/ghe02.
Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.