Details for Hoerster Building

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5171010055


Marker Number 10055
Atlas Number 5171010055
Marker Title Hoerster Building
Index Entry Hoerster Building
Address 242-244 W. Main St.
City Fredericksburg
County Gillespie
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 511980
UTM Northing 3349561
Subject Codes commercial buildings; markets, merchantiles
Marker Year 1988
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built at the turn of the century for J. A. Hoerster, this structure has housed a number of businesses over the years and was later owned by the Wieser family for over 52 years. The limestone Victorian commercial building exhibits its original storefront with narrow first-story columns and second-floor balcony with balustrade and bracketed columns. Occupants of the building have included retail stores, a barber shop, dentist, and city offices. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1988