Details for Laneri House (Atlas Number 5439003033)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5439003033


Marker Number 3033
Atlas Number 5439003033
Marker Title Laneri House
Index Entry Laneri House
Address 902 S. Jennings Ave.
City Fort Worth
County Tarrant
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 656513
UTM Northing 3623304
Subject Codes Italian immigrants/immigration; houses, residential buildings; Classical Revival (architectural style)
Marker Year 1982
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 902 S. Jennings Ave., Fort Worth
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Italian immigrant John B. Laneri moved to Fort Worth in 1883 and became a prominent businessman and civic leader. He founded the O.B. Macaroni Company and started a private boys school unknown as Laneri College. He had this residence built in 1904 in one of the city's most prosperous neighborhoods. The brick structure features classical detailing and fine interior woodwork. Laneri occupied the house until his death in 1935. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1982.