Details for Fort Worth Public Market Building (Atlas Number 5439002031)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5439002031


Marker Number 2031
Atlas Number 5439002031
Marker Title Fort Worth Public Market Building
Index Entry Fort Worth Public Market Building
Address 1400 Henderson
City Fort Worth
County Tarrant
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 655827
UTM Northing 3624164
Subject Codes Colonial Revival; commercial buildings; design and construction; markets, merchantiles; Art Deco
Marker Year 1980
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 1400 Henderson, Fort Worth
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Oklahoma City developer John J. Harden had this commercial structure built in 1930 to provide market space for local farmers, vendors, and retail businesses. Designed by B. Gaylor Noftsger, also of Oklahoma City, it features influences of the Spanish Colonial Revival, Italian Baroque Revival, and Art Deco styles. The public market remained in operation until 1941 and the building later housed a variety of businesses. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark -1980.