Details for Sartor House (Atlas Number 5029004595)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5029004595


Marker Number 4595
Atlas Number 5029004595
Marker Title Sartor House
Index Entry Sartor House
Address 217 King William
City San Antonio
County Bexar
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 549350
UTM Northing 3254247
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; design and construction; German immigrants/immigration; Italianate
Marker Year 1983
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Designed by prominent San Antonio architect Alfred Giles, this home was built in 1881 for Alexander Sartor, Jr. A native of Germany, Sartor came to San Antonio in the mid-nineteenth century and established a jeweery business. After he sold the house in 1909, it was used for a variety of purposed, including a medical office and a literary studio. Outstanding features of the home include its wide front porch with Italinate detailing.