Details for 1907 Comfort State Bank Building (Atlas Number 5259000029)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5259000029


Marker Number 29
Atlas Number 5259000029
Marker Title 1907 Comfort State Bank Building
Index Entry Comfort State Bank Building
City Comfort
County Kendall
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 508816
UTM Northing 3315127
Subject Codes banks, bankers, banking topics; commercial buildings; Romanesque/Richardsonian Romanesque (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1988
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Corner 7th and High Streets, Comfort
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Constructed in 1907 for Alex Brinkmann, this building housed the Comfort State Bank until 1960. Local stonemason Richard Doebbler is credited with the hand-cut stone craftsmanship of the structure. The Comfort Public Library was located here from 1961 to 1982. Features of the modified Richardsonian Romanesque building include polished red granite columns, a round-headed window, a corner entrance, and a blind arcade in the tower. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1988.