Details for Preslar-Hewitt Building

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5491013070


Marker Number 13070
Atlas Number 5491013070
Marker Title Preslar-Hewitt Building
Index Entry Preslar-Hewitt Building
Address 321 N Main St
City Taylor
County Williamson
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 652387
UTM Northing 3383110
Subject Codes commercial buildings; eccesiastical buildings; Classical Revival (architectural style)
Marker Year 2004
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 321 N. Main Street
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text The early growth of Taylor as a vital cotton and railroad center is reflected in its historic business district. Hugo Hunke built this two-story commercial structure in 1914 to anchor an important block. It provided first floor space for two businesses and up to seven offices on the second floor. Early occupants included Strand Tailors and Menefee Grocery. It has served a variety of other businesses, but is remembered as the site of Preslar-Hewitt Pharmacy, 1929-1954. Detailing includes pilasters, capitals, transoms, decorative tilework and an entablature with dentil course. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 2004

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