Details for Augustine Celaya House (Atlas Number 5061000239)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5061000239


Marker Number 239
Atlas Number 5061000239
Marker Title Augustine Celaya House
Index Entry Celaya, Augustine, House
Address 500 E. St. Francis St.
City Brownsville
County Cameron
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 649710
UTM Northing 2865960
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; law, lawyers; Italianate; Queen Anne (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1988
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 500 E. St. Frances Street, Brownsville.
Marker Size 16" x 12" Plate & Medallion
Marker Text Built in 1904, this Late Victorian home exhibits features of the Italianate and Queen Anne styles of architecture. Owners Augustine and Laura Celaya designed the home, which became prominent in the social and civic life of the city. Features of the house, which remained in the Celaya Family for generations, include polygonal bays, a two-story inset curvilinear porch, a transom over the front door, and hood mouldings over the doors and windows.