Details for Zuniga House (Atlas Number 5479005963)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5479005963


Marker Number 5963
Atlas Number 5479005963
Marker Title Zuniga House
Index Entry Zuniga House
Address 902 Market Street
City Laredo
County Webb
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 451809
UTM Northing 3042316
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Mexican immigrants/immigration; Praire School (Archictectural style)
Marker Year 1996
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 902 Market Street, Laredo
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Roberto Zuniga moved to Laredo in 1916 from Monterrey, Mexico and established a custom brokerage business in 1918 with his brother Alfonso Zuniga. Roberto and Elvira Zuniga hired the local John O. Buenz Lumber Company to build this house in 1923 in the fashionable Heights neighborhood. The Prairie School style house features stucco over brick construction, box columns on the porch, and a flat roof with parapet. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1996