Details for Georgetown High School Building (Atlas Number 5491009098)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5491009098


Marker Number 9098
Atlas Number 5491009098
Marker Title Georgetown High School Building
Index Entry Georgetown High School Building
Address 507 E. University Ave.
City Georgetown
County Williamson
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 627213
UTM Northing 3389758
Subject Codes educational buildings; educational topics; design and construction; Spanish Colonial Revival (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1988
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 507 E. University Ave., Georgetown
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built in 1923-24 on the original site of Southwestern University, this structure served as Georgetown High School for over fifty years. Designed by Austin architect Charles H. Page and exhibiting influences of the Spanish Colonial Revival style of architecture, the building features a Baroque entryway with cast stone detailing that includes motifs of shells, flowers, urns, and garlands. A gymnasium was added to the back of the building in the 1940s. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1988