Details for Thannisch Block Building (Atlas Number 5439005278)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5439005278


Marker Number 5278
Atlas Number 5439005278
Marker Title Thannisch Block Building
Index Entry Thannisch Block Building
Address 109 E. Exchange Ave.
City Fort Worth
County Tarrant
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 654676
UTM Northing 3629074
Subject Codes commercial buildings; inns, hotels, motels; cattle, cattle industry topics
Marker Year 1983
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Yes
Private Property No
Marker Location 109 E. Exchange Avenue, Fort Worth
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text The eastern portion of this structure was built in 1906-07 by Col. Thomas Marion Thannisch (1853-1935), one of north Fort Worth's early developers. Designed for use as a hotel and office space to serve the Stockyards community and trade, the building was expanded in 1913. The three-story commercial structure features decorative brickwork, chevron designs in the upper story, and a corbeled parapet.