Details for Santos Lozano Building (Atlas Number 5061004590)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5061004590


Marker Number 4590
Atlas Number 5061004590
Marker Title Santos Lozano Building
Index Entry Santos Lozano Building
City Harlingen
County Cameron
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 630262
UTM Northing 2897639
Subject Codes commercial buildings; design and construction; markets, merchantiles
Marker Year 1980
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Pioneer Building, W. Jackson Street, Harlingen.
Marker Size 16" x 12" Plate & Medallion
Marker Text Built in 1915, this commercial structure is the oldest existing brick building in Harlingen. It was designed and constructed by Baltazar Torres of Brownsville for the mercantile business of Santos Lozano. It also served as a community center, providing upstairs space for bilingual school classes and special events. A post office was included on the ground floor. Continuously owned by Lozano descendants, the structure has housed various businesses.