Details for Flatiron Building (Atlas Number 5439001910)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5439001910

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Marker Number 1910
Atlas Number 5439001910
Marker Title Flatiron Building
Index Entry Flatiron Building
Address 1000 Houston St.
City Fort Worth
County Tarrant
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 656467
UTM Northing 3625098
Subject Codes commercial buildings; Spanish Renaissance Revival (Architectural style); fraternal organizations; design and construction
Marker Year 1970
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 1000 Houston St., Fort Worth
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Known in early 1900s as the tallest building in North Texas. Erected 1907 for the renowned Dr. Bacon Saunders, Dean of City Medical College; Chief Surgeon, nine railroads; acclaimed as a pioneer of medicine in Texas. Designed by firm of Sanguinet and Staats, distinguished Fort Worth architects of reinforced concrete over steel frame, this Renaissance Revival structure was inspired by the wedge-shaped Flatiron Building in New York. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1970.