Details for Gus Cranz Mansion (Atlas Number 5149001106)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5149001106


Marker Number 1106
Atlas Number 5149001106
Marker Title Gus Cranz Mansion
Index Entry Cranz, Gus, Mansion, 1874
Address 710 W. Ave.
City Schulenburg
County Fayette
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 702314
UTM Northing 3285569
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; German immigrants/immigration
Marker Year 1964
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 710 W. Ave., Schulenburg.
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Built in strict German way (joints mitred and dowled) by immigrant carpenters from Austria. Facade styled after memory of Austrian villa. Birthplace of several Cranz heirs. Son-in-law, Hugh Roy Cullen, endowed the University of Houston.