Details for Mitchell-Schoonover Home (Atlas Number 5439003425)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5439003425


Marker Number 3425
Atlas Number 5439003425
Marker Title Mitchell-Schoonover Home
Index Entry Mitchell-Schoonover Home
Address 600 S. 8th Ave.
City Fort Worth
County Tarrant
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 655153
UTM Northing 3623532
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; design and construction
Marker Year 1979
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 600 S. 8th Ave, Ft.Worth
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text James E. Mitchell, a jeweler, demanded a high degree of skilled craftsmanship in the construction of this house. Completed in 1907, it was designed by the Fort Worth architectural firm of Sanguinet and Staats. A friend, Dr. Charles B. Simmons, purchased the property in 1920. Ownership of the home was transferred to his daughter Maurine and her husband Dr. Frank Schoonover in 1945. The occupied the residence until 1979. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark- 1979.