Details for Aldredge House

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5113006586


Marker Number 6586
Atlas Number 5113006586
Marker Title Aldredge House
Index Entry Aldredge House
Address 5500 Swiss Ave.
City Dallas
County Dallas
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 709349
UTM Northing 3632039
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; design and construction
Marker Year 1982
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Yes
Private Property No
Marker Location 5500 Swiss Ave., Dallas
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text West Texas rancher William J. Lewis, a native of Maryland, and his wife Willie (Newberry) of Dallas had this residence constructed in 1915-17. Designed by architects Hal Thompson and Marion Fooshee, it features influences of English Georgian and French Renaissance styling. In 1921, the home was purchased by George N. Aldredge, a prominent banker. He and his wife Rena (Munger) were active civic leaders and major contributors of the arts. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark -- 1982

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