Details for Fairview, William J. Bryce House (Atlas Number 5439001556)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5439001556


Marker Number 1556
Atlas Number 5439001556
Marker Title Fairview, William J. Bryce House
Index Entry Fairview, Bryce, William J., House
Address 4900 Bryce St.
City Fort Worth
County Tarrant
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 650577
UTM Northing 3623603
Subject Codes Scottish immigrants/immigration; houses, residential buildings; municipal official; design and construction; Romanesque/Richardsonian Romanesque (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1983
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 4900 Bryce St., Fort Worth
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text A native of Scotland, William J. Bryce (1861-1944) moved to Fort Worth in 1883 and developed a successful brick contracting business. In 1893 he constructed this house, which was designed by the prominent architectural firm of Sanguinet & Messer. The Mayor of Fort Worth from 1927 to 1933, Bryce lived here until his death. One of the rare examples of a Chateauesque dwelling in Texas, Fairview features Richardsonian arches and gabled dormers. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1983.