Details for Burton Cafe (Atlas Number 5477008314)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5477008314


Marker Number 8314
Atlas Number 5477008314
Marker Title Burton Cafe
Index Entry Burton Cafe
Address 12513 Washington St.
City Burton
County Washington
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 730981
UTM Northing 3341282
Subject Codes Business topics, general
Marker Year 1992
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Washington St. near intersection with Main, Burton.
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Built in 1937 by Edward Whitener and Quintus Zwernemann, this cafe has been a popular feature of downtown Burton through the years. Serving as both a cafe and social center for generations, it also included a liquor store at one time. Outdoor bathroom facilities were replaced in 1984. Its simple architectural features include a false front stepped parapet sheathed in metal stamped in a brick pattern.


Burton Café
Burton Café