Details for Simmons House (Atlas Number 5353004701)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5353004701


Marker Number 4701
Atlas Number 5353004701
Marker Title Simmons House
Index Entry Simmons House
Address 810 Broadway
City Sweetwater
County Nolan
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 368529
UTM Northing 3594055
Subject Codes Colonial Revival; houses, residential buildings; design and construction
Marker Year 1987
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 810 Broadway, Sweetwater
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Robert Mosby Simmons (1887-1955), noted civic leader and president of the Sweetwater Cotton Oil Company for many years, originally built this house as a one-story structure in 1919. In 1934-35 he hired architect Anton Korn of Dallas to remodel it into its present two-story configuration. The Spanish Colonial Revival home features a barrel tile roof, bracketed soffits, bow window, and Classical frontispiece around the front door. Recorded Texas Historical Landmark, 1987