Details for Manuel Guerra Home and Store (Atlas Number 5427003200)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5427003200


Marker Number 3200
Atlas Number 5427003200
Marker Title Manuel Guerra Home and Store
Index Entry Guerra, Manuel, Home and Store
Address Main Plaza and Portsheller St.
City Roma
County Starr
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 498154
UTM Northing 2920592
Subject Codes commercial buildings; Classical Revival (architectural style); design and construction; German immigrants/immigration; markets, merchantiles
Marker Year 1973
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Main Plaza and Portsheller Street, Roma.
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text German architect Heinrich Portscheller (1840-1915) built this modified classic-revival structure for Manuel Guerra (1856-1915) in 1884. Early local example of sand-struck, hand-cast brick construction. Once used as residence and store, it remains in Guerra family.