Details for Cisneros House (Atlas Number 5061000866)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5061000866


Marker Number 866
Atlas Number 5061000866
Marker Title Cisneros House
Index Entry Cisneros House
Address 451 E. Adams St.
City Brownsville
County Cameron
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 650075
UTM Northing 2866284
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Classical Revival (architectural style); design and construction; Spanish Colonial Revival (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1991
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 451 E. Adams Street, Brownsville.
Marker Size 16" x 12" Plate & Medallion
Marker Text Local architect Jose Colunga (1882-1946) built this house for businessman Jose A. Cisneros, Sr. (1887-1963). A hallmark example of the Spanish Colonial Revival style when completed in 1926, the structure's current Eclectic appearance dates to 1933, when a Classical Revival porch was added. Original Spanish Colonial Revival elements, such as tiled pent awnings, remain. Owned by Mr. Cisneros until 1945, the house was purchased by the family again in 1979.