Details for Old Rialto Building (Atlas Number 5037009503)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5037009503


Marker Number 9503
Atlas Number 5037009503
Marker Title Old Rialto Building
Index Entry Rialto Building, Old
Address 317 State Line Ave.
City Texarkana
County Bowie
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 403029
UTM Northing 3698654
Subject Codes commercial buildings
Marker Year 1966
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Erected 1902 by George Fouke (1843-1915), pioneer businessman, leader in lumbering, railroads, electric power, other ventures. Triangular style resembles New York's Flatiron Building, also erected 1902. One of the earliest Texarkana buildings with electricity. First used for offices, became apartment hotel. Was converted by Dr. E. L. Beck in 1934 to medical building. Later property of Dr. N. B. Daniel and Dr. William B. Harrell. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1966